Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 261947
National Weather Service Springfield MO
247 PM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017
Significant rises are expected on the following rivers:
For the Gasconade River at Jerome. Flood stage is 15.0 feet. The
latest stage was 6.9 feet at 2 PM Wednesday. The river may rise to
near 14.9 feet by 7 AM Friday.
For the Spring River above Baxter Springs. Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
The latest stage was 9.5 feet at 2 PM Wednesday. The river may rise
to near 10.0 feet by 7 AM Thursday.
For the Spring River near Waco. Flood stage is 19.0 feet. The latest
stage was 12.6 feet at 2 PM Wednesday. The river may rise to near
15.2 feet by 1 AM Thursday.
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.