Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 241857
FLSSGF
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1257 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018



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

  Elk River near Tiff City affecting McDonald County

.Heavy rainfall 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

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MOC119-250957-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-180226T2200Z/
/TIFM7.1.ER.180224T1715Z.180225T0600Z.180225T2200Z.NO/
1257 PM CST Sat Feb 24 2018

...For the Elk River near Tiff City...
* At 12:30 PM Saturday The stage was 16.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise to near 19.7 feet around midnight.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 19.7 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Moderate Flood Stage. Flood waters affect
  the north and south side of the Highway 43 Bridge and the Cowskin
  Public Fishing access area on the northeast side of the bridge. The
  Waste Water Treatment Plant begins flood prevention measures.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Elk River Basin
  Tiff City        15  16.0 Sat 12 PM  18.2  11.6   9.3


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


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