Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
737 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

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COWLEY KS-MONTGOMERY KS-WILSON KS-ELK KS-CHAUTAUQUA KS-
737 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1130 AM CDT TUESDAY FOR
COWLEY...MONTGOMERY...WILSON...ELK AND CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIES...

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS...HAVE FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA SINCE MONDAY EVENING.
THIS IS LIKELY CAUSING MINOR FLOODING OF VARIOUS LOW-LYING...FLOOD
PRONE AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...ARKANSAS
CITY...WINFIELD...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...NEODESHA...
FREDONIA...CHERRYVALE...CANEY...SEDAN...UDALL...HOWARD...CEDAR
VALE... BURDEN...DEARING...ALTOONA...MOLINE...LONGTON...ELK
CITY...DEXTER AND BUFFALO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS MAY BE
SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3739 9715 3748 9665 3748 9653 3761 9652
      3760 9596 3773 9596 3773 9553 3700 9552
      3700 9715

$$

KLEINSASSER



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