Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
313 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...Observed flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following streams in Kansas...
  Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.

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313 AM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Cottonwood River near Emporia.* At  2:30 AM Monday the stage was 24.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will fall to below flood stage by
  late Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Highway K 99 on the south bank floods.

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LAT...LON 3843 9635 3838 9606 3836 9606 3835 9613 3838 9635




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