Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

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

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Spring River at Carthage affecting Jasper County

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

  Elk River near Tiff City affecting McDonald County
  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County
  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties
  Spring River above Baxter Springs affecting Cherokee County

.Heavy rainfall received during the past 24 hours will cause river
levels to rise above flood stage. Minor flooding is expected at
this time.

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

&&

MOC119-310101-
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/TIFM7.1.ER.150530T1437Z.150531T0000Z.150531T0717Z.NO/
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...For the The Elk River near Tiff City...
* At  4:30 AM Saturday The stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 16.4 feet by this evening.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by around midnight.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs at the gage site. The
  Cowskin River Floating Public Access Area on the west side of
  Highway 43 floods. The access road to the RV Park at Herman`s
  Campground two miles upstream from the bridge floods.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Elk River Basin
  Tiff City        15  12.3 Sat 04 AM  13.9  10.2   8.6


&&


LAT...LON 3664 9462 3661 9462 3656 9453 3658 9449
      3663 9454


$$

MOC217-310101-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150602T1200Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.150524T1215Z.150527T0745Z.150601T1200Z.NO/
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  4:45 AM Saturday The stage was 41.3 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
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...Minor flooding affects low lying areas near
  the gage site and farmland along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  41.3 Sat 05 AM  41.3  41.0  39.3


&&


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



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MOC217-310101-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150603T1636Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.150530T0823Z.150601T0600Z.150602T1636Z.NO/
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...For the The Marmaton River near Nevada...
 * At  4:45 AM Saturday The stage was 20.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.8 feet by
  early Monday morning.  The river will fall below flood stage late
  Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...The county road west of the gage, Minnie
  Ball Road, is impassable.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  20.3 Sat 05 AM  23.8  24.7  21.0


&&


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



$$

MOC013-217-310101-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150519T1330Z.150529T0130Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...For the The Osage River near Schell City...
 * At  4:46 AM Saturday The stage was 32.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 32.3 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* 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.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  32.9 Sat 05 AM  32.3  32.3  32.4


&&


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



$$

KSC021-310101-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0035.150530T1400Z-150601T1800Z/
/BXTK1.1.ER.150530T1400Z.150531T0000Z.150531T1800Z.UU/
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...For the The Spring River above Baxter Springs...
 * At  4:45 AM Saturday The stage was 11.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 15.4 feet by this evening.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by tomorrow early afternoon.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...The south end of Kiwanis Park floods.  Water
  crosses Mickey Mantle Blvd in the park. Water level rises to the
  flag pole on the north side of the park.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Spring River Basin
  Baxter Springs   14  11.6 Sat 05 AM  14.7  11.2   7.3


&&


LAT...LON 3715 9462 3699 9461 3700 9475 3714 9471



$$

MOC097-310101-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0032.150530T1352Z-150601T2024Z/
/CHTM7.1.ER.150530T1352Z.150531T0600Z.150531T2024Z.NO/
501 AM CDT SAT MAY 30 2015

...For the Spring River at Carthage...
* At  4:45 AM Saturday The stage was 8.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
  rise to near 11.8 feet by around midnight.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by tomorrow afternoon.


&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Spring River Basin
  Carthage         10   8.6 Sat 05 AM  11.3   7.8   6.2


&&


LAT...LON 3720 9436 3720 9406 3714 9406 3714 9437



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