Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
952 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive through flowing water. Nearly half of all flood
fatalities are vehicle related. As little as 6 inches of water may
cause you to lose control of your vehicle. Two feet of water will
carry most vehicles away.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for later statements.

Additional river information can be found on our Advanced Hydrologic
Prediction Service page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/
index.php?wfo=sgf

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MOC217-020552-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160502T2254Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.160428T1633Z.160430T1545Z.160501T2254Z.NO/
952 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  9:45 AM Sunday The stage was 42.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.


&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  42.8 Sun 10 AM  39.1  32.2  29.2


&&


LAT...LON 3800 9454 3801 9437 3795 9437 3794 9455



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MOC013-217-020552-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160504T0712Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.160430T2342Z.160502T0600Z.160503T0712Z.NO/
952 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  9:45 AM Sunday The stage was 30.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.9 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage early
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...Flood waters impact low lying areas west of
  Schell City.  County roads west and north of Route M become
  flooded. The Four River Conservation Area 10 miles west of Schell
  City floods.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  30.5 Sun 10 AM  30.9  29.2  19.6


&&


LAT...LON 3803 9416 3799 9406 3806 9406 3807 9415



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