Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 201117
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
617 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

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

  Arkansas River At Oxford affecting Sumner County.

...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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/O.EXT.KICT.FL.W.0050.160820T1118Z-160821T1612Z/
/OXFK1.1.ER.160820T1118Z.160820T1800Z.160821T0412Z.NO/
617 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Oxford.
* From this morning until Sunday morning.
* At  5:50 AM Saturday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
  rise to near 18.5 feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below
  flood stage by tonight.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Low lying agricultural fields flood north of
  the river gage site.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Oxford          17.0  16.9  Sat 06 AM   15.9   13.2   11.3

&&

LAT...LON 3735 9725 3715 9722 3717 9704 3741 9712


$$

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/ARCK1.1.ER.160820T2336Z.160821T1200Z.160822T0520Z.NO/
617 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* From this evening until Monday afternoon.
* At  6:00 AM Saturday the stage was 6.4 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 13.7 feet by Sunday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by early Monday 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 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Arkansas City   11.0   6.4  Sat 06 AM   13.7   10.2    8.0

&&

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

$$

JAS



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