Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 241448
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
948 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

  Verdigris River At Altoona affecting Wilson County.

  Verdigris River At Independence affecting Montgomery and Wilson
  Counties.

  Verdigris River At Coffeyville affecting Montgomery 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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948 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Verdigris River At Altoona.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At  9:16 AM Sunday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 19.6 feet by this evening. The river will
  fall below flood stage by early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Flood waters begin to threaten outlining
  facilities of the city`s water plant.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Altoona         19.0  17.6  Sun 09 AM   17.4   10.8    9.5

&&

LAT...LON 3766 9594 3750 9571 3739 9573 3739 9558
      3755 9557 3773 9584

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948 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Verdigris River At Independence.
* From this afternoon until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 26.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 30.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
  rise to near 37.2 feet by Monday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by early Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 36.0 feet...Some flooding of low lying areas and bottom
  land can be expected.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Independence    30.0  26.6  Sun 09 AM   37.2   26.3   17.1

&&

LAT...LON 3739 9573 3714 9576 3713 9555 3738 9558


$$

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948 AM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Verdigris River At Coffeyville.
* From this evening until late Tuesday night.
* At  9:00 AM Sunday the stage was 12.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 20.4 feet by early Monday afternoon. The river will fall
  below flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...Both banks along the river lowlands will
  overflow. The road floods along the intersection of South Buckeye
  Street and Eldridge Street near the state line.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Mon    Tue    Wed
  Coffeyville     18.0  12.9  Sun 09 AM   20.0   18.6    7.2

&&

LAT...LON 3714 9576 3700 9573 3700 9552 3713 9555


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