Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 300158
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
858 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

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

  Verdigris River At Altoona affecting Wilson 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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858 PM CDT FRI MAY 29 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Verdigris River At Altoona.
* From Saturday afternoon until Sunday afternoon.
* At  8:45 PM Friday the stage was 17.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday afternoon and
  continue to rise to near 19.1 feet by Saturday evening. The river
  will fall below flood stage by early Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 19.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural fields and gravel
  road near the gage site off of Highway 47 occurs.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Sat   Sun   Mon
  Altoona            19.0  17.0  Fri 09 PM   19.1  16.0  13.9

&&

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

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