Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
737 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015


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

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
 ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

.River levels remain in minor flood stage due to runoff from
rainfall earlier this week. Additional rainfall is possible this
weekend, which will likely keep river levels elevated.

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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MOC217-221537-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0019.000000T0000Z-150523T1900Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.150518T0155Z.150519T2000Z.150522T1900Z.NO/
737 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  6:45 PM Thursday The stage was 41.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 41.5 feet by
  around midnight.  The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
  early afternoon.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...Minor flooding affects low lying areas near
  the gage site and farmland along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  41.5 Thu 07 PM  39.5  36.1  33.6


&&


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



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MOC013-217-221537-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150525T1415Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150519T1330Z.150521T2345Z.150524T1415Z.NO/
737 PM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

...For the The Osage River near Schell City...
 * At  6:45 PM Thursday The stage was 31.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Sunday morning.
* 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     Fri   Sat   Sun

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  31.8 Thu 07 PM  31.7  30.6  22.5


&&


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



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