Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 180059
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
759 PM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016
Elevated river levels are expected on the following river:
For the Spring River above Baxter Springs. Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
The latest stage was 12.1 feet at 8 PM Tuesday. The river may rise to
near 12.2 feet by 1 AM Wednesday before falling.
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.