Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 261259
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
759 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

...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. Shallow
flowing water can wash a car from the roadway.

&&

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759 AM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At  7:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.5 feet by
  early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural lands can be
  expected with bank overflows on west side of river. West Chestnut
  Avenue west of the river floods.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Wed    Thu    Fri
  Arkansas City   11.0  12.4  Tue 07 AM   12.6   11.0    9.7

&&

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

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