Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
821 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL YUMA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...

* UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT

* AT 810 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE
  WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATES TWO TO FOUR INCHES OF RAINFALL HAS
  OCCURRED...AND ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF TWO INCHES OR MORE IS
  EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT THREE HOURS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL AS WELL AS RUNOFF FROM STORMS
  IN WASHINGTON COUNTY WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO OCCUR. SOME
  LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ABARR...BEECHER
  ISLAND...ECKLEY...HEARTSTRONG...IDALIA...LAIRD...VERNON...WRAY AND
  YUMA.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4021 10205 3982 10206 3969 10226 3971 10281
      4023 10279 4035 10244

$$

MOORE/JTL








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