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Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Goodland KS
601 AM MDT Wed Apr 19 2017

...TURN AROUND, DON`T DROWN...

Flash flooding refers to a dangerous sudden rise in water along a
creek, river, or a normal dry land area. Flash floods result from
heavy rainfall, sudden breaks in river ice jams, and dam or levee
failures.

A flash flood or flood watch means that flash flooding or flooding
is possible within the watch area.

A flood warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported
along a river.

A flash flood warning means that flash flooding has been reported or
is imminent.

When a flash flood warning is issued for your area, act quickly. If
advised to evacuate, do so immediately. Go to higher ground or climb
to safety before access is cut off by flood waters.

For more information on the flood and flash flood hazards, go to
this webpage:

www.weather.gov/goodland

and, in the News Headline section, click the Colorado Severe
Weather Awareness Week link, and click Wednesday`s entry.

Colorado Severe Weather Awareness Week continues through this
Saturday.

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