Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
931 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

 ...The Flood Warning is cancelled for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  James River at Galena affecting Stone County
  Spring River at Carthage affecting Jasper County

.River levels will continue to fall below 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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MOC209-311501-
/O.CAN.KSGF.FL.W.0036.000000T0000Z-150601T1820Z/
/GLNM7.1.ER.150531T0621Z.150531T0916Z.150531T1331Z.NO/
931 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

The Flood Warning has been cancelled for  The James River at Galena.
* At  9:15 AM Sunday The stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 8.3 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Flood waters impact Shoal Canoe Rental and
  Motel one mile south of the gage site. Railey Creek at the rental
  and hotel area begins to backwater along the James River.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

James River Basin
  Galena           15  14.6 Sun 09 AM   8.3   6.8   6.2


&&


LAT...LON 3677 9348 3678 9354 3688 9347 3687 9340



$$

MOC097-311501-
/O.CAN.KSGF.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-150601T1002Z/
/CHTM7.1.ER.150530T1500Z.150530T2245Z.150531T1246Z.NO/
931 AM CDT SUN MAY 31 2015

The Flood Warning has been cancelled for  The Spring River at
Carthage.
* At  8:45 AM Sunday The stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 6.8 feet by tomorrow
  morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs at the gage site.
  Flood waters impact State Highway 37 east of Carthage between
  Avilla and Reeds.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Spring River Basin
  Carthage         10   9.8 Sun 09 AM   6.8   6.3   5.5


&&


LAT...LON 3720 9436 3720 9406 3714 9406 3714 9437



$$



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