Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 291503
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1003 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 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 over the next 24 hours will cause river levels to
rise above flood stage and remain elevated.

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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MOC217-300603-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-150602T1330Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.150524T1215Z.150527T0745Z.150601T1330Z.NO/
1003 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  9:45 AM Friday The stage was 40.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by Sunday morning and continue to
  rise to near 41.3 feet by Sunday evening.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by Monday morning.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...Minor flooding affects low lying areas near
  the gage site and farmland along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  40.9 Fri 10 AM  40.0  41.1  41.1


&&


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



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MOC013-217-300603-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150604T0520Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150519T1330Z.150529T0130Z.150603T0520Z.NO/
1003 AM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  9:45 AM Friday The stage was 32.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Wednesday morning.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Flood waters impact B Highway 2.5 miles east
  of Rich Hill in the vicinity of the Bates County Drainage Ditch.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  32.8 Fri 10 AM  32.6  32.1  31.9


&&


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



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