Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
815 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

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ALLEN KS-
815 AM CDT THU AUG 27 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1145 AM CDT FOR ALLEN
COUNTY...

AT 813 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES
OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS MUCH OF ALLEN COUNTY. ALTHOUGH THE
HEAVIEST RAINS HAVE MOVED SOUTH INTO NEOSHO COUNTY...FLOODING IS
STILL LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
IOLA...HUMBOLDT...LA HARPE...GAS...BASSETT...PETROLIA AND IOLA
AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3773 9552 3802 9552 3802 9521 3773 9521

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