Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
602 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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LEAVENWORTH KS-WYANDOTTE KS-JOHNSON KS-LAFAYETTE MO-DAVIESS MO-
RAY MO-PLATTE MO-JACKSON MO-CALDWELL MO-CLAY MO-
602 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHERN LEAVENWORTH...WYANDOTTE...NORTHERN JOHNSON...WESTERN
LAFAYETTE...DAVIESS...RAY...SOUTHEASTERN PLATTE...JACKSON...CALDWELL
AND CLAY COUNTIES...

AT 557 PM CDT...GAUGE REPORTS INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WERE PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNED AREA WITH NEARLY 4 INCHES OF RAIN
REPORTED NEAR THE KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, AND WIDESPREAD
REPORTS OF MORE THAN 3 INCHES ACROSS SOUTHERN PLATTE COUNTY. THIS
HAS LEAD FERRELVIEW VILLAGE OFFICIALS TO EVACUATE SOME APARTMENTS
DUE TO THE HIGH WATER. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
KANSAS CITY...INDEPENDENCE...LEE`S SUMMIT...SHAWNEE...BLUE SPRINGS...
LEAWOOD...RAYTOWN...LIBERTY...GLADSTONE...GRANDVIEW...
PRAIRIE VILLAGE...GRAIN VALLEY...EXCELSIOR SPRINGS...MERRIAM...
MISSION...KEARNEY...OAK GROVE...BONNER SPRINGS...
RICHMOND AND PARKVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3906 9518 3943 9421 4000 9420 4013 9376
      3920 9376 3891 9404 3891 9411 3883 9412
      3887 9460 3904 9463 3904 9486 3897 9503
      3898 9518

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