River Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
1216 PM CDT Mon Oct 23 2017

Significant rises are expected on the following rivers:

For the Little Osage River near Horton.  Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
The latest stage was 39.4 feet at 12 PM Monday. The river may rise to
near 39.4 feet by 1 PM Monday.

For the Osage River near Schell City.  Flood stage is 30.0 feet. The
latest stage was 23.5 feet at 12 PM Monday. The river may rise to
near 27.9 feet by 1 PM Tuesday.

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.


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