Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 021311
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
811 AM CDT THU APR 2 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Big Piney below Fort Leonard Wood East Gate. Flood stage is 8.0
feet. The latest stage was 3.6 feet at 7 AM Thursday. The river may
rise to near 6.2 feet by 7 PM Saturday. 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.