Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 190144
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
844 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

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

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties
 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County

.Heavy rainfall during the past weekend has caused river levels to
rise above flood stage. Details on crests and timing for each
location are included below.

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

&&

MOC217-191644-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150521T0742Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.150518T0155Z.150519T1800Z.150520T0742Z.NO/
944 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...For the The Little Osage River near Horton...
 * At  7:45 PM Monday The stage was 42.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 42.9 feet by
  tomorrow early afternoon.  The river will fall below flood stage
  early Wednesday morning.


&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  42.4 Mon 08 PM  40.0  35.4  33.9


&&


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

$$

MOC217-191644-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0020.000000T0000Z-150521T0220Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.150517T1951Z.150519T0600Z.150520T0220Z.NO/
944 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...For the The Marmaton River near Nevada...
 * At  7:45 PM Monday The stage was 22.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.4 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  late evening.
* 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  22.0 Mon 08 PM  17.2  11.9   7.0

&&

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


$$

MOC013-217-191644-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0021.150520T1200Z-150522T0900Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150520T1200Z.150521T0600Z.150521T0900Z.NO/
944 PM EDT MON MAY 18 2015

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  8:01 PM Monday The stage was 29.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Wednesday morning and continue
  to rise to near 30.1 feet by early Thursday morning.  The river
  will fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* 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     Tue   Wed   Thu

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  29.4 Mon 08 PM  30.0  29.9  27.2


&&


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


$$

Frye


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