Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
336 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas...

  Whitewater River At Towanda affecting Butler County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two
feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown.

&&

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336 AM CDT THU MAR 30 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Whitewater River At Towanda.
* Until this evening.
* At  2:30 AM Thursday the stage was 23.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will crest early this morning, and is expected to fall below
  flood stage by early this afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs along west bank where
  water flows over cultivated land, mainly in low lying areas.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Fri    Sat    Sun
  Towanda         22.0  23.5  Thu  2 AM    9.3    4.6    2.9

&&

LAT...LON 3794 9709 3774 9707 3774 9695 3794 9698


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