Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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WGUS83 KSGF 131449
FLSSGF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
949 AM CDT MON APR 13 2015

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

  Little Osage near Horton affecting Vernon County

.Heavy rainfall over the Little Osage basin is expected to cause
river levels to rise about one half foot above flood stage. More details
are included below.

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.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio for later statements.

Additional river information can be found on our Advanced Hydrologic
Prediction Service page at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/
index.php?wfo=sgf

&&

MOC217-140549-
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0014.150414T0824Z-150417T0600Z/
/HTNM7.1.ER.150414T0824Z.150414T1800Z.150416T0600Z.NO/
249 PM GMT MON APR 13 2015

...For the Little Osage near Horton...
* At  8:45 AM Monday The stage was 35.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 41.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise above flood stage by early tomorrow and continue to
  rise to near 41.5 feet by tomorrow evening.  The river will fall
  below flood stage by early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 41.0 feet...Minor flooding affects low lying areas near
  the gage site and farmland along the river.

&&


               FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM

LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Tue   Wed   Thu

Little Osage River Basin
  Horton           41  35.8 Mon 09 AM  41.3  41.5  40.5

&&

LAT...LON 3800 9454 3801 9437 3795 9437 3794 9455

$$

Terry


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