Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
446 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

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SUMNER KS-
446 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EAST CENTRAL SUMNER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 436 PM CDT..SLATE CREEK IS CURRENTLY AT 19.6 FEET WITH A FLOOD
  STAGE OF 19 FEET.  OVERNIGHT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL PRODUCED AN
  AVERAGE OF 2-4 INCHES OF RAIN OVER MUCH OF NORTHERN SUMNER AND
  SOUTHERN SEDGWICK COUNTIES.  THE RUNOFF FOR THESE RAINS ARE NOW
  MOVING THROUGH THE SLATE CREEK CAUSING A RAPID RISE IN THE CREEK
  LEVEL. SLATE CREEK IS EXPECTED TO CREST SOMETIME OVERNIGHT AT A
  HEIGHT OF 21 FEET.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WELLINGTON.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES...OAK CREEK...
SNYDER CREEK...SLATE CREEK...HARGIS CREEK...ANTELOPE CREEK...SPRING
CREEK...WINSER CREEK...BEAVER CREEK...BADGER CREEK...WEST PRAIRIE
CREEK...SALT CREEK AND ARKANSAS RIVER.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 18.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 3729 9739 3718 9715 3712 9715 3724 9744
      3732 9757 3735 9753

$$

METZGER


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