Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 022237
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
537 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

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

  Gasconade River at Jerome affecting Phelps County

.The river will continue to rise above flood stage

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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537 PM CDT THU JUL 2 2015

...For the Gasconade River at Jerome...
* At  5:15 PM Thursday The stage was 13.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding begins near the gage site.
  Flood waters reach the lower edge of the concrete building where
  the gage equipment is located.

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               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Fri   Sat   Sun

Gasconade River Basin
  Jerome           15  13.7 Thu 05 PM  14.4  15.0  12.4


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LAT...LON 3800 9199 3800 9195 3790 9196 3792 9202



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