Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 290121
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
821 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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

  Cottonwood River Near Florence affecting Marion County.

  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. Nearly two
feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown.

&&

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821 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River Near Florence.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 22.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  tonight.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Minor flooding of the left bank and roads
  along the north bank will begin.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Sun   Mon   Tue
  Florence           22.0  22.5  Sat  8 PM    10.6   8.2   7.6

&&

LAT...LON 3830 9711 3816 9689 3824 9667 3838 9676
      3832 9689 3838 9698

$$

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821 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls.
* Until late Sunday night.
* At  4:02 PM Saturday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* 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
  late Sunday 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    Sun   Mon   Tue
  Cottonwood Falls   9.0  10.4   Sat  4 PM    8.4   6.1   4.3

&&

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


$$

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821 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River Near Plymouth.
* Until Monday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 33.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 33.2 feet by
  early Sunday morning. The river will fall below flood stage late
  Sunday evening.
* 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    Sun   Mon   Tue
  Plymouth           32.0   33.1  Sat  8 PM   32.2  28.2  21.9

&&

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


$$

Lawson



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