River Flood Warning Until Sunday Midnight

This graphic warns about driving around barricades during a flood, and encourages people to be safe. The text reads as follows: "Please do not drive around barricades. Be safe." Created by Loretta Kuo. Original photo by Steve Zumwalt/FEMA. Location: West Alton, Mo., June 6, 2013 -- Missouri Route 94 flooded.

This graphic warns about driving around barricades during a flood, and encourages people to be safe. The text reads as follows: “Please do not drive around barricades. Be safe.”

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flood Warning for the South Sulphur River near Cooper affecting Delta and Hopkins Counties. The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a flood warning for the South Sulphur River from Friday evening to Sunday afternoon. At 10:15 a.m. Friday the river stage was at 14.88 feet. Flood stage is 16 feet. Minor flooding is forecast. There river should rise above flood stage by Friday evening and continue to rise to a crest near 18 feet by Saturday morning. The river should fall below stage by Sunday after midnight.

Do not drive cars through flooded areas. Caution is urged when walking near riverbanks.

Author: Staff Reporter

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