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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
915 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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

  Little Osage River at Fulton affecting Bourbon County
 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County

.Heavy rainfall over southeastern Kansas will cause 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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915 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...For the Little Osage River at Fulton...
* At  8:45 PM Wednesday The stage was 24.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.5 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  late morning.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins at the gage site.
  Farmland at the gage site becomes covered by flood waters, and
  Highway 31, east of town becomes flooded. Highway 31, four miles
  west of Fulton has flood waters reach four to six feet in depth.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Thu   Fri   Sat

Little Osage River Basin
  Fulton           22  24.4 Wed 09 PM   6.4   5.1   4.4


&&


LAT...LON 3802 9462 3789 9462 3800 9476 3804 9477



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915 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...For the The Little Osage River near Horton...
 * At  8:45 PM Wednesday The stage was 35.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow evening and continue
  to rise to near 42.5 feet by Friday evening.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...Minor flooding affects low lying areas near
  the gage site and farmland along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Thu   Fri   Sat

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  35.6 Wed 09 PM  42.0  41.7  34.9


&&


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



$$

Frye



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