Weather Warning

AREAS AFFECTED : BATES; VERNON

...The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Flood 
Warning for the following rivers in Kansas...Missouri... 
Little Osage River at Fulton affecting Bourbon County. 
Little Osage River near Horton affecting Vernon County. 
Osage River near Schell City affecting Bates and Vernon Counties. 
Sac River near Caplinger Mills affecting Cedar County. 
 
...Forecast Flooding Changed from Minor to Moderate Severity for the 
following rivers in Missouri... 
The Marmaton River near Nevada affecting Vernon County 
 
.This warning is based on future forecast precipitation amounts of 
2 inches during the next 24 hours near the river basin(s). 
If conditions warrant...additional rises or falls may occur based on 
future precipitation and runoff. 
For the Osage River near Schell City.    ...For the Osage River near 
Schell City... 
 
* At  8:45 AM Friday The stage was 20.2 feet. 
 
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet. 
 
* Minor flooding is forecast. 
 
* Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by late Monday 
morning and continue to rise to near 30.9 feet by Tuesday morning. 
The river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning. 
 
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...Flood waters impact low lying areas west of 
Schell City.  County roads west and north of Route M become 
flooded. The Four River Conservation Area 10 miles west of Schell 
City floods. 
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FLOOD  OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM 
LOCATION       STAGE STAGE  DAY TIME     Sat   Sun   Mon 
Osage River Basin 
Schell City      30  20.2 Fri 09 AM  23.2  27.5  29.7 
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