Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 291414
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
914 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

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

  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise above flood
stage. Campers and other interests along or near these rivers should
pay close attention to river levels and seek higher ground if
flooding is observed

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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MOC217-300514-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-150630T2010Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.150627T0133Z.150628T1600Z.150629T2010Z.NO/
914 AM CDT MON JUN 29 2015

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  8:45 AM Monday The stage was 21.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Flood waters impact the county road west of
  Nevada at the gage site.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  21.1 Mon 09 AM  15.7  10.4   7.1


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LAT...LON 3785 9454 3784 9441 3791 9435 3793 9438



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