Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 180710
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
210 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

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

  Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls affecting Chase County.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades, especially
at night! Shallow flowing water can wash a car from the roadway.

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210 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls.
* Until this afternoon.
* At 1:30 AM Monday the stage was was estimated at 8.90 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall below flood stage
  this morning.
* Impact...At 9.0 feet...Flooding of low-lying areas and crop land can
  be expected.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 6 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Tue    Wed    Thu
  Cottonwood Fal  9.0    8.9  Mon 1 AM     5.8    3.8    2.5

&&

LAT...LON 3824 9667 3832 9642 3848 9649 3839 9677


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