Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
842 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

  Cottonwood River Near Florence affecting Marion 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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842 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River Near Florence.
* From this morning until late Saturday night.
* At  8:00 AM Friday the stage was 16.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this morning and continue
  to rise to near 24.7 feet by this evening. The river will fall
  below flood stage by early Saturday afternoon.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Outside the levee system in southeast
  Florence, flood waters flow across Park Ave Road and reach the
  foundation of a residential home.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sat    Sun    Mon
  Florence        22.0  16.6  Fri 08 AM   23.3    6.5    4.8

&&

LAT...LON 3830 9711 3816 9689 3824 9667 3838 9676
      3832 9689 3838 9698

$$

JAS



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