Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 231452
FLSSGF
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
952 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017



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

  Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate affecting Pulaski
  County
  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County

.Heavy rainfall caused river levels to rise above flood stage.

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

&&

MOC169-240351-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-170424T0351Z/
/BIGM7.1.ER.170422T2216Z.170423T1045Z.170423T2151Z.NO/
952 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...For the Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate...
* At  9:00 AM Sunday The stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 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.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Flood waters affect the lower TA 250
  Training Area.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Big Piney River
  Fort Leonard Wo   8   9.8 Sun 09 AM   5.4   4.2   3.9


&&


LAT...LON 3784 9218 3787 9206 3763 9203 3764 9211



$$

MOC217-240552-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-170425T0600Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.170422T1145Z.170423T1345Z.170424T0600Z.NO/
952 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  8:45 AM Sunday The stage was 42.3 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
  around midnight.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...Minor flooding affects low lying areas near
  the gage site and farmland along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  42.3 Sun 09 AM  40.3  35.5  32.1


&&


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



$$

MOC217-240552-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170426T0925Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.170421T0337Z.170424T0600Z.170425T0925Z.UU/
952 AM CDT Sun Apr 23 2017

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  8:45 AM Sunday The stage was 24.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.5 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...The county road west of the gage, Minnie
  Ball Road, is impassable.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  24.3 Sun 09 AM  24.2  19.4  12.0


&&


LAT...LON 3793 9438 3791 9435 3784 9441 3785 9454



$$




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