Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 271846
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
146 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...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. Shallow
flowing water can wash a car from the roadway.

&&

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146 PM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until late tonight.
* At 1:00 PM Wednesday the stage was 11.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.
* 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     Thu    Fri    Sat
  Arkansas City   11.0  11.2  Wed  1 PM    9.6    8.2    7.4

&&

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

$$




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