Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 260952
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
452 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015



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

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

.river levels will remain elevated for several days due to recent
heavy rainfall.

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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MOC013-217-270052-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150531T2018Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150519T1330Z.150529T0000Z.150530T2018Z.NO/
452 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...For the The Osage River near Schell City...
 * At  4:45 AM Tuesday The stage was 32.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 33.2 feet by
  Thursday evening.  The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 33.0 feet...Flood waters impact B Highway 2.5 miles east
  of Rich Hill in the vicinity of the Bates County Drainage Ditch.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Wed   Thu   Fri

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  32.2 Tue 05 AM  32.4  33.0  33.0


&&


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



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