Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
804 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

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RICE KS-MCPHERSON KS-
804 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR RICE AND MCPHERSON
COUNTIES...

THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED. THEREFORE...THE FLOODING THREAT HAS ENDED.

LAT...LON 3852 9693 3852 9682 3835 9683 3835 9684
      3809 9684 3809 9715 3818 9716 3818 9737
      3861 9737 3861 9693

$$

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MARION KS-
804 PM CDT FRI AUG 19 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM CDT FOR MARION
COUNTY...

AT 802 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF
RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND 1 INCH REMAIN POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 3852 9693 3852 9682 3835 9683 3835 9684
      3809 9684 3809 9715 3818 9716 3818 9737
      3861 9737 3861 9693

$$

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