Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
751 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following river in
Kansas...

  Walnut River Near Arkansas City affecting Cowley County.

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

  Walnut River At Winfield affecting Butler and Cowley Counties.

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 THU MAY 26 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Walnut River At Winfield.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At  7:31 AM Thursday the stage was 23.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Saturday morning.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...A large portion of the fairgrounds flood
  along with roads west of Rock and 3 miles northwest of Winfield.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Fri    Sat    Sun
  Winfield        18.0  23.3  Thu 08 AM   22.6   16.7   15.9

&&

LAT...LON 3745 9709 3727 9709 3713 9703 3713 9687
      3731 9697 3745 9696

$$

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751 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Walnut River Near Arkansas City.
* At  7:31 AM Thursday the stage was 17.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river crested below flood stage at 17.9 feet. The
  river will fall to 17.2 feet by Friday morning.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Considerable flooding of farmland can be
  expected. There is considerable flooding upstream along the west
  bank of the Walnut River. On the east bank, the ground slopes
  upward so that only about a 300 foot wide strip of land would be
  affected.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Fri    Sat    Sun
  Arkansas City   18.0  17.7  Thu 08 AM   17.2   15.6   14.6

&&

LAT...LON 3713 9705 3700 9704 3700 9684 3707 9692
      3713 9687

$$




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