Flood Statement
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
836 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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

  Little Osage River at Fulton affecting Bourbon County
  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties
 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County

.Heavy rainfall from early Sunday morning has caused river levels to
rise.

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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936 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...For the Little Osage River at Fulton...
* At  8:15 PM Sunday The stage was 22.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 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 around
  midnight.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Minor flooding begins at the gage site.
  Flood waters mainly affect farmland along the Little Osage River
  Basin between the gage site and Highway 31 west of Fulton.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Little Osage River Basin
  Fulton           22  22.2 Sun 08 PM   6.4   5.4   4.9


&&


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



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936 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  7:45 PM Sunday The stage was 40.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 43.0 feet by early Tuesday morning.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.


&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  40.8 Sun 08 PM  43.0  39.9  35.4


&&


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



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936 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...For the The Marmaton River near Nevada...
 * At  7:45 PM Sunday The stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.3 feet by
  tomorrow morning.  The river will fall below flood stage late
  Tuesday morning.
* 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     Mon   Tue   Wed

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  21.0 Sun 08 PM  20.5  16.6  11.8


&&


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



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936 PM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  7:45 PM Sunday The stage was 26.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by tomorrow morning and continue
  to rise to near 32.0 feet by Wednesday evening.  The river will
  fall below flood stage by Thursday before midnight.
* Impact...At 32.0 feet...Flood waters impact all of the low lying
  areas in the Schell Osage Conservation Area as well as several
  county roads west of Schell City.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  26.6 Sun 08 PM  31.7  31.9  31.8


&&


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



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Frye


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