Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
239 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

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

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

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

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/HTNM7.1.ER.150702T1450Z.150703T1845Z.150704T1342Z.NO/
239 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  1:45 PM Friday The stage was 42.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow morning.


&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  42.8 Fri 02 PM  41.2  40.3  37.1


&&


LAT...LON 3800 9454 3801 9437 3795 9437 3794 9455



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/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0060.150704T1800Z-150706T0600Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150704T1800Z.150704T1800Z.150705T0600Z.NO/
239 PM CDT FRI JUL 3 2015

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  1:45 PM Friday The stage was 29.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  tomorrow early afternoon.
* Impact...At 30.0 feet...Flood waters affect the Schell Osage
  Conservation Area, the Old River Road North of Schell City and Lost
  Creek west of Schell Lake. Flood waters overflow the main river
  channel at the gage site.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  29.4 Fri 02 PM  29.9  29.9  28.6


&&


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


BURCHFIELD

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