Flood Warning National Weather Service Springfield MO 857 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017 ...The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Flood Warning for the following rivers in Missouri...Kansas... Elk River near Tiff City affecting McDonald County. Spring River above Baxter Springs affecting Cherokee County. Spring River at Carthage affecting Jasper County. .Heavy rainfall over the past few days will cause river levels to rise above flood stage. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Those with property and livestock along the river should continue to monitor river conditions. Additional river information can be found on our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service page at http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ index.php?wfo=sgf && KSC021-210157- /O.NEW.KSGF.FL.W.0062.170520T2145Z-170523T0040Z/ /BXTK1.1.ER.170520T2145Z.170521T0600Z.170522T0040Z.NO/ 857 AM CDT Sat May 20 2017 ...For the Spring River above Baxter Springs... * At 8:30 AM Saturday The stage was 10.8 feet. * Flood stage is 14.0 feet. * Minor flooding is forecast. * Forecast...The river will rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise to near 15.3 feet by around midnight. The river will fall below flood stage by tomorrow evening. * Impact...At 16.0 feet...The south end of Kiwanis Park floods. Water crosses Mickey Mantle Blvd in the park. Water level rises to the flag pole on the north side of the park.