Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 240136
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
836 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

.Heavy rainfall is expected the remainder of the weekend and will
cause 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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/
index.php?wfo=sgf

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836 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...For the The Osage River near Schell City...
 * At  8:15 PM Saturday The stage was 30.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 32.7 feet by
  Thursday evening.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Flood waters impact B Highway 2.5 miles east
  of Rich Hill in the vicinity of the Bates County Drainage Ditch.

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               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  30.1 Sat 08 PM    31.0  31.6  31.9


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



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