Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 201329
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
829 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

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

  Arkansas River At Oxford affecting Sumner County.

  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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829 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Oxford.
* Until late tonight.
* At  8:05 AM Saturday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is near crest this morning and then will
  fall to below flood stage by late this afternoon.
* 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  17.4  Sat 08 AM   15.3   12.2   10.6

&&

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


$$

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829 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* From this afternoon until Monday morning.
* At  8:00 AM Saturday the stage was 7.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 12.9 feet by early Sunday morning. The
  river will fall below flood stage by late Sunday evening.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural lands can be
  expected with bank overflows on west side of river. West Chestnut
  Avenue west of the river floods.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Arkansas City   11.0   7.8  Sat 08 AM   12.4   10.1    7.2

&&

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

$$

JAS



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