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Weather Forecast Office Springfield, MO
Missouri Basin River Forecast Center
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Forecasts are not available for the Big Piney at Fort Leonard Wood. Only observed stages are available for this point.
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Flood Categories (in feet)
Major Flood Stage:
Moderate Flood Stage:
(1) 25.50 ft on 02/24/1985
(2) 24.50 ft on 12/04/1982
(3) 23.10 ft on 03/20/2008
(4) 22.00 ft on 08/07/2013
(5) 21.00 ft on 05/09/2002
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: Preliminary values subject to further review.
Low Water Records
(1) 2.00 ft on 11/19/1941
(2) 3.10 ft on 04/10/1944
(3) 3.20 ft on 02/24/1943
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Latitude/Longitude Disclaimer: The gauge location shown in the above map is the approximate location based on the latitude/longitude coordinates provided to the NWS by the gauge owner.
Flood Impacts & Photos
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Flood waters reach the Golf Course Pro Shop. This is the record crest level set on September 26, 1993.
Flood waters reach the north bridge of the base.
Flood waters reach the low steel bridge 200 feet downstream from the water treatment plant.
Flood waters affect the right bank downstream from the steel bridge.
Major flooding occurs at the gage site. The golf course floods.
Flood waters affect the road between the golf course and the campground. The Happy Hollow Bridge becomes impassable.
Flood waters affect the water intake at the water treatment plant.
The Higher TA 250 Training Area floods.
Moderate flooding occurs at the gage site. The Lower TA 250 Training Ground has water up to two feet deep.
Flood waters affect the Lower TA 250 Training Area.
Flood waters affect the Happy Hollow Picnic Area at Ft. Wood.
Flood waters affect the Pontoon Training area at Ft. Wood.
The Fort Leonard Wood Base begins to move equipment away from the Pontoon Training Area.
Flood waters impact the wing wall at the gage site. The Fort Leonard Wood EOC begins to call personnel for possible evacuations of the Pontoon Training Area.
Big Piney near 15.5 feet at Fort Leonard Wood 10/30/09
Bridge over Big Piney Ft. Wood 10/30/2009
About This Location
Latitude: 37.736667° N, Longitude: 92.081111° W, Horizontal Datum: NAD83/WGS84
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Older USGS topographic maps, NGVD29 benchmarks
Older USGS topographic maps, MSL benchmarks
Flood Forecast services have been relocated to the downstream gage near the East Gate.
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Springfield Weather Forecast Office
5805 West Highway EE
Springfield, MO 65802-8430
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