Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 161323
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
823 AM CDT THU OCT 16 2014

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

  Little Osage near Horton affecting Vernon County.
  Heavy rainfall a few days ago has cause 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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MOC217-170423-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-141017T2125Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.141014T0824Z.141016T0430Z.141016T2125Z.NO/
823 AM CDT THU OCT 16 2014

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Osage near Horton.
* At  7:45 AM Thursday The stage was 42.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.

&&

               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  42.5 Thu 08 AM  35.5  29.3  28.1

&&

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

$$


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