Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 231403
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
903 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County


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/


903 AM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  8:45 AM Monday The stage was 20.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 20.9 feet by this
  afternoon.  The river will fall below flood stage around midnight.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs near the gage site and
  affects low lying areas along the river.


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  20.5 Mon 09 AM  19.4  12.3   7.2


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


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