Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 031914
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
214 PM CDT WED SEP 3 2014
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Osage River near Schell City is expected to approach flood stage
and may affect locations near the river. Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
The latest stage was 9.8 feet at 2 PM Wednesday. The river may rise
to near 29.5 feet by 7 PM Friday. People should be aware of the
latest river levels...and prepare for possible warnings.
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.