Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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WGUS73 KGLD 300424
FFSGLD

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1024 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

COC125-300600-
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YUMA CO-
1024 PM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL YUMA COUNTY
UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT...

AT 1019 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR
ESTIMATES INDICATE RAINFALL FROM 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 5 INCHES.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL 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 FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. 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

$$

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