Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 252003
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
303 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 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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/OXFK1.1.ER.160925T2335Z.160926T0000Z.160926T0142Z.NO/
303 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Oxford.
* From this evening until Monday morning.
* At  2:45 PM Sunday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 17.2 feet by this evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by late 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     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Oxford          17.0  15.1  Sun 03 PM   15.4   14.6   12.9

&&

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


$$

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/ARCK1.1.ER.160926T0243Z.160926T1200Z.160927T1200Z.NO/
303 PM CDT SUN SEP 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* From this evening until Tuesday evening.
* At  2:00 PM Sunday the stage was 9.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 13.3 feet by Monday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by Tuesday 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     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Arkansas City   11.0   9.2  Sun 02 PM   13.3   11.0    9.5

&&

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

$$



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