Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 240140
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
840 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Marmaton River at Fort Scott. Flood stage is 38.0 feet. The
latest stage was 11.7 feet at 8 PM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 37.5 feet by 1 PM Monday. 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.