Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 231508
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1008 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

.Heavy rainfall from earlier in the week has caused river levels to
rise above flood stage. Levels are expected to fall, however,
additional rainfall this weekend will likely cause levels to rise
once again.

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://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/
index.php?wfo=sgf

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1008 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  9:45 AM Saturday The stage was 30.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to a stage of 25.4 feet
  by tomorrow morning.
* 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 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sun   Mon   Tue

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  30.9 Sat 10 AM  25.4  22.9  28.9


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



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