Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 141343
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
743 AM CST MON DEC 14 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
For the Spring River above Baxter Springs. Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
The latest stage was 12.9 feet at 7 AM Monday. The river may rise to
near 13.0 feet by 12 PM Monday.
For the Spring River at Carthage. Flood stage is 10.0 feet. The
latest stage was 7.1 feet at 7 AM Monday. The river may rise to near
7.9 feet by 6 AM Tuesday.
For the Spring River near Waco. Flood stage is 19.0 feet. The latest
stage was 17.8 feet at 7 AM Monday. The river will fall to near 17.3
feet by 12 PM Monday.
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.