Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
751 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

...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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751 AM CDT SUN AUG 21 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until this evening.
* At 7:00 AM Sunday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this morning.
* 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     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Arkansas City   11.0  11.1  Sun 07 AM    8.6    7.1    6.1

&&

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

$$



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