Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 260134
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
834 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

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

  Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County
  Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County
  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

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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/HTNM7.1.ER.150524T1215Z.150526T1800Z.150528T1047Z.NO/
834 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  7:45 PM Monday The stage was 43.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 44.2 feet by
  tomorrow evening.  The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  morning.
* Impact...At 45.0 feet...Moderate flooding begins at the gage site.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  43.8 Mon 08 PM   44.1   43.9  40.8


&&


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



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/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-150529T1048Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.150524T1515Z.150527T0000Z.150528T1048Z.NO/
834 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  7:45 PM Monday The stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.4 feet by
  tomorrow evening.  The river will fall below flood stage Thursday
  morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Moderate flooding occurs at the gage site.
  Flood waters affect the Old U.S. Highway 71 Bridge North of Nevada
  and the south bound lane of Highway 71 near the junction of Douglas
  Branch and the Marmaton River.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  24.0 Mon 08 PM  24.9  24.9  19.7


&&


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



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834 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...For the Osage River near Schell City...
* At  7:45 PM Monday The stage was 32.0 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     Tue   Wed   Thu

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  32.0 Mon 08 PM  32.0  32.4  33.0


&&


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



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