Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
520 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

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

  Arkansas River At Arkansas City affecting Cowley 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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520 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* From this evening until Tuesday evening.
* At  5:00 PM Sunday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 13.2 feet by Monday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...The Water Plant takes precautions on water
  well pump houses west of the Arkansas River.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Mon   Tue   Wed
  Arkansas City      11.0  10.9  Sun 05 PM   11.1  12.0  10.3

&&

LAT...LON 3715 9722 3703 9713 3700 9703 3700 9684
      3710 9703 3717 9704

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