Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 270112
FLSSGF
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
812 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 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

.Recent heavy rainfall across the region 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://water.weather.gov/ahps2/
index.php?wfo=sgf

&&

MOC169-271612-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0025.170427T1617Z-170428T2221Z/
/BIGM7.1.ER.170427T1617Z.170428T0000Z.170428T1621Z.NO/
812 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...For the Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate...
* At  7:00 PM Wednesday The stage was 5.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow late morning and
  continue to rise to near 9.3 feet by tomorrow evening.  The river
  will fall below flood stage by late Friday morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...The Happy Hollow Picnic Area floods.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Thu   Fri   Sat

Big Piney River
  Fort Leonard Wo   8   5.0 Wed 07 PM   8.8   5.4   4.5


&&


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


$$

MOC217-271612-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0026.170427T1000Z-170429T1330Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.170427T1000Z.170427T1800Z.170428T1330Z.NO/
812 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday The stage was 40.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
  rise to near 41.3 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by Friday morning.
* 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     Thu   Fri   Sat

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  40.5 Wed 08 PM  41.1  39.3  36.8


&&


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



$$

MOC217-271612-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0027.170427T0111Z-170429T0300Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.170426T2130Z.170427T1200Z.170428T0300Z.UU/
812 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday The stage was 20.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.7 feet by
  tomorrow morning.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  late evening.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs near the gage site and
  affects low lying areas along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Thu   Fri   Sat

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  20.4 Wed 08 PM  19.2  11.5   9.4


&&


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



$$

Frye


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