Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 161238
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
738 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

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

  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County


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/


738 AM CDT Mon Oct 16 2017

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  6:45 AM Monday The stage was 21.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.8 feet by
  tomorrow morning.  The river will fall below flood stage late
  Wednesday 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     Tue   Wed   Thu

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  21.5 Mon 07 AM  22.8  20.8  11.6


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


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