River Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
827 AM CDT Sat Aug 5 2017

Significant rises are expected on the following river:

For the Little Osage River near Horton.  Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
The latest stage was 25.7 feet at 8 AM Saturday. The river may rise
to near 40.8 feet by 1 AM Tuesday.

For the Osage River near Schell City.  Flood stage is 30.0 feet. The
latest stage was 8.9 feet at 8 AM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 28.6 feet by 7 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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