Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 041504
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1004 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

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

  Gasconade River at Jerome affecting Phelps County

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise above
flood stage. Campers and other interests along the Gasconade
River should pay close attention to river levels and seek
higher ground if flooding is observed.

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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MOC161-050604-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0057.000000T0000Z-150706T1000Z/
/JRMM7.1.ER.150703T1500Z.150703T2330Z.150705T1000Z.UU/
1004 AM CDT SAT JUL 4 2015

...For the The Gasconade River at Jerome...
 * At  9:45 AM Saturday The stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 15.2 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage early
  tomorrow.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding begins near the gage site.
  Flood waters reach the lower edge of the concrete building where
  the gage equipment is located.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Gasconade River Basin
  Jerome           15  15.1 Sat 10 AM  14.9   7.5   5.8


&&


LAT...LON 3800 9199 3800 9195 3790 9196 3792 9202



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Frye


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