Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 250116
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
816 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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

  Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls affecting Chase County.

  Cottonwood River Near Plymouth affecting Chase and Lyon Counties.

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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/CTWK1.1.ER.150524T1315Z.150524T1700Z.150525T0824Z.NO/
816 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 5:25 PM Sunday the stage was 9.8 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early Monday morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet...Water covers fields and some rural roads
  along the river. Low areas along the south bank at the gage site
  begin to flood.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Mon   Tue   Wed
  Cottonwood Falls   9.0   9.8   Sun  5 PM    8.3   6.8   5.3

&&

LAT...LON 3824 9667 3832 9642 3848 9649 3839 9677


$$

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816 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River Near Plymouth.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 33.0 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 34.0 feet...Road A becomes completely inundated near the
  river gage site, south of Hwy 50.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Mon   Tue   Wed
  Plymouth           32.0  33.0  Sun  8 PM   29.5  24.1  18.0

&&

LAT...LON 3833 9642 3833 9636 3849 9636 3848 9649


$$



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