Issued by NWS Springfield, MO
FGUS83 KSGF 131903
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
203 PM CDT FRI MAR 13 2015
Significant rises are expected on the following river:
The Gasconade River at Jerome. Flood stage is 15.0 feet. The latest
stage was 5.3 feet at 2 PM Friday. The river may rise to near 11.1
feet by 1 AM Monday. 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.