Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 160118
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
818 PM CDT WED OCT 15 2014

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

  Little Osage near Horton affecting Vernon County

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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MOC217-161618-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141017T2300Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.141014T0824Z.141016T0600Z.141016T2300Z.NO/
818 PM CDT WED OCT 15 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Osage near Horton.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday The stage was 43.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 43.1 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  evening.

&&

               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Thu   Fri   Sat

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  43.0 Wed 08 PM  36.2  29.4  28.1

&&

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

$$



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