Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 171359
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
859 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
For the Big Piney below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate. Flood stage is
8.0 feet. The latest stage was 3.2 feet at 8 AM Tuesday. The river
may rise to near 6.7 feet by 1 AM Thursday.
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.