Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 181314
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
813 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
For the James River at Galena. Flood stage is 15.0 feet. The latest
stage was 11.5 feet at 7 AM Wednesday. The river may rise to near
13.0 feet by 4 PM Wednesday.
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.