Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
947 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Flood
Warning for the following rivers in Missouri...Kansas...

  Elk River near Tiff City affecting McDonald County.
  Spring River above Baxter Springs affecting Cherokee County.
  Spring River at Carthage affecting Jasper County.


.This warning is based on fallen precipitation and forecast
precipitation amounts of 1 to 3 inches during the holiday weekend near
the river basins. Anyone camping along these river should pay close
attention to river levels, and move to higher ground if flooding is
observed.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Those with property and livestock along the river should continue to
monitor river conditions.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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947 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

* From late tonight...until further notice.
...For the Elk River near Tiff City...
* At  9:30 AM Sunday The stage was 6.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by around midnight
  and continue to rise to near 17.4 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.


&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Elk River Basin
  Tiff City        15   6.9 Sun 09 AM  16.2  15.2   9.8


&&


LAT...LON 3664 9462 3661 9462 3656 9453 3658 9449
      3663 9454


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947 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

* From this evening...until further notice.
...For the Spring River above Baxter Springs...
* At  8:30 AM Sunday The stage was 9.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by this evening
  and continue to rise to near 17.0 feet by tomorrow early afternoon.
  The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 16.0 feet...The south end of Kiwanis Park floods.  Water
  crosses Mickey Mantle Blvd in the park. Water level rises to the
  flag pole on the north side of the park.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Spring River Basin
  Baxter Springs   14   9.5 Sun 08 AM  16.4  15.6  11.5


&&


LAT...LON 3715 9462 3699 9461 3700 9475 3714 9471



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947 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

* From Monday evening...until further notice.
...For the Spring River at Carthage...
* At  8:45 AM Sunday The stage was 5.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage
  tomorrow evening.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs at the gage site.
  Flood waters impact State Highway 37 east of Carthage between
  Avilla and Reeds.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Mon   Tue   Wed

Spring River Basin
  Carthage         10   5.1 Sun 09 AM   8.9   9.7   7.8


&&


LAT...LON 3720 9436 3720 9406 3714 9406 3714 9437



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Frye


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