Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
336 AM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

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KIT CARSON CO-YUMA CO-
336 AM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR YUMA AND NORTH CENTRAL KIT
CARSON COUNTIES UNTIL 1000 AM MDT...

AT 332 AM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
AREA OF VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL IN
EXCESS OF 3 INCHES WAS INDICATED.

RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO OCCUR.
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING
INCLUDE...ABARR...ALVIN...CLARKVILLE...ECKLEY...HEARTSTRONG...JOES...
KIRK...LAIRD...VERNON...WAUNETA...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 4044 10205 4000 10205 3990 10232 3957 10232
      3935 10278 3933 10305 3957 10304 3957 10281
      4044 10279

$$

STASSER








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