Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
901 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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ROOKS KS-
901 AM CDT TUE MAY 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  ROOKS COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT TUESDAY

* AS OF 830 AM CDT...HEAVY RAIN FROM OVERNIGHT HAD ENDED ACROSS THE
  AREA. HOWEVER...RADAR ESTIMATION...ALONG WITH A FEW GAUGE
  REPORTS...INDICATE THAT MOST OF ROOKS COUNTY RECEIVED 2 TO 5
  INCHES OF RAIN SINCE MONDAY EVENING...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS CLOSER TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE ESPECIALLY IN THE PALCO AND
  ZURICH AREAS. AS A RESULT...IT IS LIKELY THAT FAIRLY WIDESPREAD
  FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND RURAL ROADS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE DAY AS THIS HEAVY RAIN GRADUALLY RUNS OFF.
  FORTUNATELY...LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL RAIN IS EXPECTED UNTIL LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON OR TONIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  PLAINVILLE...STOCKTON...PALCO...WOODSTON...DAMAR...ZURICH...CODELL
  AND WEBSTER STATE PARK...BUT ESPECIALLY RURAL AREAS OF THE COUNTY.

THIS INCLUDES...BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO...THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND
DRAINAGES...ELM CREEK...PARADISE CREEK... WEBSTER RESERVOIR
AREA...SOUTH FORK SOLOMON RIVER...SPRING CREEK...LOST
CREEK...BOXELDER CREEK.

THIS AREAL FLOOD WARNING REPLACES A FLASH FLOOD WARNING PREVIOUSLY
IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF ROOKS COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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LAT...LON 3913 9961 3957 9960 3957 9905 3913 9905

$$

PFANNKUCH



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