Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 071329
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
829 AM CDT THU AUG 7 2014
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Marmaton River near Nevada is expected to approach flood stage
and may affect locations near the river. Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
The latest stage was 4.2 feet at 8 AM Thursday. The river may rise to
near 19.5 feet by 1 AM Friday. People should be aware of the latest
river levels...and prepare for possible warnings.
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.