Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 021500
1000 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties


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/


1000 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  9:45 AM Monday The stage was 30.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.8 feet by this
  afternoon.  The river will fall below flood stage around midnight.
* 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     Tue   Wed   Thu

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  30.7 Mon 10 AM  28.7  20.0  16.9


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


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