Minor flooding is expected this evening until early Wednesday morning on the Big Piney River at Fort Leonard Wood’s east gate

Minor flooding is expected this evening until early Wednesday morning on the Big Piney River at Fort Leonard Wood’s east gate. The Big Piney is expected to reach a crest of 8.2 feet early tomorrow morning. At 8 feet, the Pontoon Training Area on Fort Wood will be flooded. This crest would compare to a previous crest on May 26, 2011.
The river stage at 4 o’clock this morning was 4 feet and rising.