Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 290304
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1003 PM CDT SUN JUN 28 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

.Recent heavy rainfall has caused river levels to rise above flood
stage. Campers and other interests along or near these rivers should
pay close attention to river levels and seek higher ground if
flooding is observed.

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

&&

MOC217-291803-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0051.000000T0000Z-150630T0403Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.150626T1810Z.150628T0630Z.150629T0403Z.NO/
1003 PM CDT SUN JUN 28 2015

...For the Little Osage River near Horton...
* At  9:45 PM Sunday The stage was 41.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* 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     Mon   Tue   Wed

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  41.3 Sun 10 PM  30.5  27.8  27.0


&&

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

$$

MOC217-291803-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-150630T2007Z/
/NVDM7.1.ER.150627T0133Z.150628T1600Z.150629T2007Z.NO/
1003 PM CDT SUN JUN 28 2015

...For the Marmaton River near Nevada...
* At  9:45 PM Sunday The stage was 22.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tomorrow afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Flood waters impact the county road west of
  Nevada at the gage site.

&&

               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Marmaton River Basin
  Nevada           20  22.5 Sun 10 PM  15.1   9.6   6.4


&&


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


$$

Frye


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