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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
216 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016



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

  Little Osage River at Fulton affecting Bourbon County
  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County

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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216 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...For the Little Osage River at Fulton...
* At  2:00 PM Thursday The stage was 25.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this evening.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins at the gage site.
  Farmland at the gage site becomes covered by flood waters, and
  Highway 31, east of town becomes flooded. Highway 31, four miles
  west of Fulton has flood waters reach four to six feet in depth.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun

Little Osage River Basin
  Fulton           22  25.5 Thu 02 PM   9.1   5.4   4.4


&&


LAT...LON 3802 9462 3789 9462 3800 9476 3804 9477



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216 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  1:45 PM Thursday 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 rising to near 42.5 feet by
  tomorrow evening.  The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  before midnight.
* 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     Fri   Sat   Sun

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  41.3 Thu 02 PM  42.3  42.4  38.4


&&


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



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