Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 121556
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1056 AM CDT SUN APR 12 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Little Osage near Horton. Flood stage is 41.0 feet. The latest
stage was 27.6 feet at 11 AM Sunday. The river may rise to near 40.2
feet by 7 PM Tuesday. 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.