543  
WGUS83 KSGF 232052  
FLSSGF  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO  
352 PM CDT WED AUG 23 2017  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
MISSOURI...  
 
MARMATON RIVER NEAR NEVADA AFFECTING VERNON COUNTY  
OSAGE RIVER NEAR SCHELL CITY AFFECTING BATES AND VERNON COUNTIES  
 
 
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://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/  
INDEX.PHP?WFO=SGF  
 

 
 
MOC217-241152-  
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0077.000000T0000Z-170825T0430Z/  
/NVDM7.1.ER.170823T1520Z.170824T0000Z.170824T0430Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT WED AUG 23 2017  
   
..FOR THE MARMATON RIVER NEAR NEVADA
 
 
* AT 3:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.2 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 20.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 20.3 FEET BY THIS  
EVENING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TONIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 20.0 FEET...MINOR FLOODING OCCURS NEAR THE GAGE SITE AND  
AFFECTS LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM  
 
LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
MARMATON RIVER BASIN  
NEVADA 20 20.2 WED 04 PM 19.4 13.1 6.5  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3793 9438 3791 9435 3784 9441 3785 9454  
 
 
 

 
 
MOC013-217-241152-  
/O.EXT.KSGF.FL.W.0075.170824T0900Z-170829T0318Z/  
/SCZM7.1.ER.170824T0900Z.170826T1800Z.170828T0318Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT WED AUG 23 2017  
   
..FOR THE OSAGE RIVER NEAR SCHELL CITY
 
 
* AT 3:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 28.0 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY EARLY TOMORROW AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 31.8 FEET BY SATURDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY SUNDAY BEFORE MIDNIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 32.0 FEET...FLOOD WATERS IMPACT ALL OF THE LOW LYING  
AREAS IN THE SCHELL OSAGE CONSERVATION AREA AS WELL AS SEVERAL  
COUNTY ROADS WEST OF SCHELL CITY.  
 

 
 
FLOOD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM  
 
LOCATION STAGE STAGE DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
 
OSAGE RIVER BASIN  
SCHELL CITY 30 28.0 WED 04 PM 30.4 31.4 31.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3807 9415 3806 9406 3799 9406 3803 9416  
 
 
 

 
 
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