River Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Springfield MO
538 AM CST Sat Feb 24 2018


Significant rises are expected on the following river:

For the Spring River at Carthage.  Flood stage is 10.0 feet. The
latest stage was 6.6 feet at 5 AM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 8.3 feet by 6 PM Saturday.

For the Shoal Creek near Joplin.  Flood stage is 11.5 feet. The
latest stage was 7.9 feet at 5 AM Saturday. The river may rise to
near 10.1 feet by 12 AM Sunday.

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.

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