WEEKEND FLOATERS AND BOATERS MAY WANT TO KEEP AN EYE ON THE SKY, AND GET READY FOR SOME STORMS, AND POSSIBLY RISING RIVERS. WE’VE REGISTERED NEAR 6 INCHES OF RAIN SO FAR IN MAY, AND WITH A SATURATED GROUND, ANY ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL NOT SOAK IN AND ROLL DOWN INTO THE RIVER BASINS, CAUSING RIVER LEVELS TO RISE FRIDAY MORNING, RIVER LEVELS WERE GETTING BACK TO NEAR NORMAL AFTER FLOODING LAST SUNDAY, AND INTO MONDAY AND TUESDAY. GASCONADE RIVER AT JEROME WAS A 7 ft, FLOOD STAGE IS 15ft, UP RIVER AT HAZELGREEN, FLOOD STAGE IS 21ft, FRIDAY MORNING’S LEVEL WAS 6ft. ROUBIDOUX IN WAYNESVILLE IS JUST OVER 2ft WITH FLOOD STAGE AT 7 FEET. BIG PINEY AT FLW HAS A FLOOD STAGE OF 8ft, THIS MORNING, IT’S AT 4 1/2ft. BIG PINEY AT EDGAR SPRINGS, FLOOD STAGE IS 8 1/2ft, IT’S AT 5 1/2ft. LITTLE PINEY CREEK AT NEWBURG IS AT 3ft WITH FLOOD STAGE AT 12ft.