Bourbon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flood Warning
Statement as of 9:40 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

* from this evening... until further notice.
... For the Marmaton river at Fort Scott...
* at 9:16 am Sunday the stage was 33.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 38.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by tonight and
continue to rise to near 39.5 feet by tomorrow early afternoon. The
river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 40.5 feet... flood waters begin to impact low areas on
Happy Hollow Road, Maple Road and 2nd street north and west of
downtown Fort Scott.



               Flood observed forecast 7 am

Location stage stage day time Mon Tue Wed

Marmaton river basin
Fort Scott 38 33.7 sun 09 am 39.3 36.9 21.2




Lat... Lon 3788 9462 3782 9462 3778 9480 3787 9481




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646 am CDT sun may 24 2015

... For the Little Osage river at Fulton...
* at 6:31 am Sunday the stage was 22.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 27.9 feet by
around midnight. The river will fall below flood stage tomorrow
afternoon.




               Flood observed forecast 7 am

Location stage stage day time Mon Tue Wed

Little Osage river basin
Fulton 22 22.5 sun 07 am 27.5 10.2 6.2




Lat... Lon 3802 9462 3789 9462 3800 9476 3804 9477






Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:11 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Monday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southeast Kansas and Missouri... including the
following areas... in southeast Kansas... Bourbon... Cherokee
and Crawford. In Missouri... Barton... Benton... Cedar... Dade...
Hickory... Morgan... Polk... St. Clair and Vernon.

* Through Monday morning

* showers and some thunderstorms with heavy rainfall will impact
southern Missouri and extreme southeastern Kansas tonight.
Additional rainfall amounts up to one inch are expected.

* This excessive rainfall may result in flash flooding of small
streams and low water crossings as well as significant rises and
flooding of some main Stem rivers.

The Osage... Little Osage... Marmaton and Spring River basins along
with Lightning Creek will be impacted and could experience
flooding.

Those with outdoor recreational plans this Memorial Day weekend
including camping and floating along area rivers and streams
should be alert for rising water levels.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Hydrologic Statement
Statement as of 6:46 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

forecast information for

* Marmaton river at Fort Scott.
* At 6:30 am Sunday the stage was 29.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 38.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 37.5 feet around midnight.
* Impact... at 38.0 feet... flood stage. Minor flooding begins along
Mill Creek north of town due to backwater effects of the Marmaton
river. Flood waters also begin to spill across the field by the Red
Barn restaurant, on the north side of town, at the new Highway 69
bridge.



               Flood observed forecast 7 am

Location stage stage day time Mon Tue Wed

Marmaton river basin
Fort Scott 38 29.4 sun 06 am 37.5 29.8 19.2




Lat... Lon 3788 9462 3782 9462 3778 9480 3787 9481






Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:53 am CDT on May 24, 2015

                                 Max min
County location temp temp precip significant weather

Hickory Pittsburg 4w M M 0.50
Laclede 1 se Morgan 68 57 0.03
Morgan Gravois Mills 72 61 0.08
Barry Roaring River sp 75 60 0.50
stone Kimberling City 5nw M M 0.44
Jasper Sarcoxie 1w 72 57 1.25
Webster Niangua 71 57 0.02
Dallas Windyville 4nw M M 0.20
Benton Edwards 6w 73 56 0.50
Dallas Fair Grove 3ne 72 65 0.10
Crawford Farlington M M 1.95