Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
1248 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016


...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in
Missouri...

  Tarkio River at Fairfax affecting Atchison and Holt Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.This product along with additional weather
and stream information is available at www.weather.gov/kc/.

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1248 AM CDT TUE MAY 31 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Tarkio River at Fairfax.
* from early this morning to Wednesday afternoon.
* At 12:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 18.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.6 feet by this
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage late this afternoon.
* At 19.0 feet...Flooding begins in the vicinity of Corning.
* At 18.0 feet...U.S. Highway 59 north of Fairfax begins to flood.
* At 17.0 feet...Low-lying farm fields begin to flood.


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                       Latest
Location          FS   Stage  Day/Time    Forecast

Tarkio River
  Fairfax         17   18.4   Tue 12 AM   22.6 this morning

&&

LAT...LON 4044 9543 4044 9534 4018 9538 4019 9546



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