Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 170954
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
454 AM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Osage River near Schell City. Flood stage is 30.0 feet. The
latest stage was 19.1 feet at 5 AM Sunday. The river may rise to near
29.7 feet by 8 PM Thursday. 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.