Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 181208
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
708 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

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

  Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate affecting Pulaski
  County

.Heavy rainfall early in the week had caused river levels to rise
above flood stage.

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

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/BIGM7.1.ER.160518T0817Z.160518T1800Z.160519T1200Z.NO/
708 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

...For the Big Piney  below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate...
* At  6:00 AM Wednesday The stage was 9.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.0 feet by this
  afternoon.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Flood waters affect the lower TA 250
  Training Area.

&&

               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Thu   Fri   Sat

Big Piney River
  Fort Leonard Wo   8   9.1 Wed 06 AM   8.0   4.8   3.7


&&


LAT...LON 3784 9218 3787 9206 3763 9203 3764 9211



$$

Frye



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