Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 161842
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
142 PM CDT MON MAY 16 2016
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
For the Little Osage River near Horton. Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
The latest stage was 27.3 feet at 1 PM Monday. The river may rise to
near 40.6 feet by 1 AM Thursday.
For the Osage River near Schell City. Flood stage is 30.0 feet. The
latest stage was 16.5 feet at 1 PM Monday. The river may rise to near
29.2 feet by 1 PM Friday.
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.