River Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
349 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017


Significant rises are expected on the following river:

For the Elk River near Tiff City.  Flood stage is 15.0 feet. The
latest stage was 8.2 feet at 3 AM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 13.6 feet by 1 AM Sunday.

For the Spring River above Baxter Springs.  Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
The latest stage was 7.1 feet at 3 AM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 11.5 feet by 7 AM Sunday.

For the Spring River at Carthage.  Flood stage is 10.0 feet. The
latest stage was 5.5 feet at 3 AM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 9.7 feet by 1 PM Sunday.

For the Spring River near Waco.  Flood stage is 19.0 feet. The latest
stage was 7.7 feet at 3 AM Saturday. The river may rise to near 14.8
feet by 7 PM Sunday.

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.

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