Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 010123
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
823 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016



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

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties
.

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

&&

MOC217-011623-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160502T2324Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.160428T1633Z.160430T1545Z.160501T2324Z.NO/
823 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  7:45 PM Saturday The stage was 44.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins at the gage site.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  44.1 Sat 08 PM  38.0  32.3  29.2


&&


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



$$

MOC013-217-011623-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160505T0030Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.160430T2342Z.160502T0600Z.160504T0030Z.NO/
823 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  7:45 PM Saturday The stage was 30.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.7 feet by
  early Monday morning.  The river will fall below flood stage
  Tuesday evening.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...Flood waters impact low lying areas west of
  Schell City.  County roads west and north of Route M become
  flooded. The Four River Conservation Area 10 miles west of Schell
  City floods.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  30.0 Sat 08 PM  30.7  30.5  27.2


&&


LAT...LON 3803 9416 3799 9406 3806 9406 3807 9415



$$




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