by: Scott McCaulley
As rain continues Sunday the National Weather Service still has several Flood Warnings in effect for the Lakes Region.
A Flash Flood Warning for most of Taney County is in effect until 11:45 am. According to a statement from the National Weather Service, two inches of rain had fallen with the latest round of storms with more to occur during the morning hours. Creeks in areas of Eastern Taney County including Bradleyville, Taneyville, Protem, and Brownbranch are among the areas rising water could become an issue.
Meanwhile, a Flood Warning is in effect for Northeastern Stone County until 1:30 pm. The Weather Service has also issued a specific warning for the James River at Galena, where Flood Stage is expected to crest just over 19 feet this afternoon with water rising due to overnight rains.
A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for much of the Lakes Region including all of Taney, Stone, Ozark, and Douglas Counties in Missouri as well as Boone, Marion, Newton, and Searcy Counties in Arkansas.