River Statement
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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FGUS83 KDDC 110949

Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
449 AM CDT Thu May 11 2017

.Heavy rainfall across portions of northwest Kansas Wednesday night will produce significant rises in the Saline River and Smoky Hill River today and Friday. No flooding is expected but rapid rises in these rivers will be observed.

For the Saline River Near Wakeeney 5N, the latest stage is 2.7 feet
at 04 AM Thursday. The flood stage is 13 feet. The river is expected to crest at 11.4 feet late  Friday afternoon.

For the Smoky Hill River Near Arnold 12N, the latest stage is 1.2
feet at 03 AM Thursday. The flood state is 7 feet. The river is expected to crest at 6.9 feet Friday afternoon.

Continue to monitor noaa all hazards radio or commercial broadcasts
for further information.


                  FLD  OBSERVED         FORECAST 6AM
  LOCATION        STG  STG  DAY TIME    Fri    Sat    Sun

Saline River
  Wakeeney 5N      13   2.7 Thu 04 AM   10.5   10.3    7.1

Smoky Hill River
  Arnold 12N        7   1.2 Thu 03 AM    6.7    5.8    3.3

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