Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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

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BUTLER KS-COWLEY KS-SEDGWICK KS-SUMNER KS-
515 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 AM CDT TUESDAY FOR
SOUTHERN BUTLER...NORTHWESTERN COWLEY...SOUTHEASTERN SEDGWICK AND
NORTHERN SUMNER COUNTIES...

WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES 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...
DERBY...WELLINGTON...MULVANE...ROSE HILL...DOUGLASS...BELLE
PLAINE...CONWAY
SPRINGS...UDALL...LATHAM...ROCK...MAYFIELD...RIVERDALE AND
WELLINGTON AIRPORT.

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 3736 9773 3762 9715 3764 9657 3748 9661
      3739 9715 3719 9763

$$

KLEINSASSER



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