Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 291227
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
727 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

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

  Sac River near Caplinger Mills affecting Cedar County

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise
above flood stage.


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/


727 AM CDT Mon May 29 2017

...For the Sac River near Caplinger Mills...
* At  6:45 AM Monday The stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this evening.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...Minor Flooding occurs at the gage site.  The
  campground at Caplinger Mills floods.


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Sac River Basin
  Caplinger Mills  16  17.1 Mon 07 AM  15.0  14.3  14.3


LAT...LON 3783 9384 3783 9381 3770 9372 3769 9377



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