Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
744 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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

  Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties

.River levels remain high due to runoff from rainfall earlier this week.
Additional rainfall over the weekend will likely keep the 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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MOC013-217-231544-
/O.CON.KSGF.FL.W.0021.000000T0000Z-150525T1415Z/
/SCZM7.1.ER.150519T1330Z.150522T0901Z.150524T1415Z.NO/
744 PM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

...For the The Osage River near Schell City...
 * At  6:45 PM Friday The stage was 31.6 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 31.5 feet...The main road of the Schell Osage
  Conservation Area floods west of the conservation office. The north
  campground main road of the Schell Osage Conservation area floods.

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               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon

Osage River Basin
  Schell City      30  31.6 Fri 07 PM  30.6  22.5  17.9


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


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