Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 101751
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1251 PM CDT FRI JUL 10 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Shoal Creek near Joplin. Flood stage is 14.0 feet. The latest
stage was 9.4 feet at 12 PM Friday. The river may rise to near 9.6
feet by 1 AM Saturday. 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.