Saturday, May 20, 2017

Flood warning for Spring River at Carthage, Elk River near Tiff City

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.


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


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
* 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.

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