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Flash flood warning for northern Missouri’s Macon and Marceline

While Columbia, Jefferson City and much of mid-Missouri has been dry this (Thursday), morning, heavy rain has been falling overnight in some of our northern counties.

National Weather Service (NWS) Kansas City meteorologist Sarah Atkins tells 939 the Eagle that the Moberly area has received about two inches of rain overnight, and there are pockets north of Moberly that have seen three inches of rain.

The NWS Kansas City office has issued a flash flood warning for Macon, Brookfield and Marceline through 10:30 am.

As for Columbia and Jefferson City, NWS St. Louis meteorologist Mark Britt says scattered thunderstorms are expected to begin at about 9 this evening. Britt says while severe weather is not expected tonight, some locally heavy rainfall is possible.

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