Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 291906
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
206 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

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

  Little Arkansas River At Alta Mills affecting Harvey and Reno
  Counties.

  Little Arkansas River Near Halstead affecting Harvey 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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206 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Arkansas River At Alta Mills.
* Until late tonight.
* At 1:15 PM Sunday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Bank overflow may occur a considerable
  distance upstream and bypass the gage by as far as 2 miles south of
  the gage site.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Alta Mills      22.0  22.4  Sun 01 PM   18.9   12.5    8.5

&&

LAT...LON 3816 9770 3806 9770 3809 9754 3816 9754
      3816 9770

$$

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206 PM CDT SUN MAY 29 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Arkansas River Near Halstead.
* Until late tonight.
* At  1:46 PM Sunday the stage was 25.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this afternoon.
* Impact...At 25.0 feet...Expect cropland and field flooding near the
  river.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Halstead        25.0  25.1  Sun 02 PM   22.8   16.2   12.9

&&

LAT...LON 3806 9770 3792 9754 3800 9740 3809 9753


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