Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 260401
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1101 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled 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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1101 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Arkansas River at Oxford.
* At 10:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.3 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 17.0 feet and
  will fall to 12.1 feet by Friday morning.


&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Thu   Fri   Sat
  Oxford             17.0  15.3  Wed 11 PM   12.7  11.9  11.5

&&

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


$$

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/ARCK1.1.ER.160525T1925Z.160526T0215Z.160526T1545Z.NO/
1101 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River at Arkansas City.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 10:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late Thursday 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 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Thu   Fri   Sat
  Arkansas City      11.0  12.6  Wed 10 PM   10.0   8.3   7.5

&&

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

$$




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