Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
833 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

  Cottonwood River Near Florence affecting Marion County.

  Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls affecting Chase County.

  Cottonwood River Near Plymouth affecting Chase and Lyon Counties.

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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833 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River Near Florence.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 23.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Outside the levee system in southeast
  Florence, flood waters flow across Park Ave Road and reach the
  foundation of a residential home.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Florence        22.0  23.9  Sat 08 AM   17.2    6.0    4.8

&&

LAT...LON 3830 9711 3816 9689 3824 9667 3838 9676
      3832 9689 3838 9698

$$

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833 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At  7:40 AM Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Water covers fields and some rural roads
  along the river. Low areas along the south bank at the gage site
  begin to flood.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Cottonwood Fal  9.0  10.0  Sat 08 AM    8.8    7.1    4.6

&&

LAT...LON 3824 9667 3832 9642 3848 9649 3839 9677


$$

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833 AM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River Near Plymouth.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 33.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 33.5 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday afternoon.
* Impact...At 34.0 feet...Road A becomes completely inundated near the
  river gage site, south of Hwy 50.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Plymouth        32.0  33.4  Sat 08 AM   33.0   29.1   23.3

&&

LAT...LON 3833 9642 3833 9636 3849 9636 3848 9649


$$




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