Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 270242
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
942 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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

  Arkansas River At Arkansas City affecting Cowley 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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942 PM CDT TUE MAY 26 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At  9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 12.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flooding of agricultural lands can be
  expected with bank overflows on west side of river. West Chestnut
  Avenue west of the river floods.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Wed   Thu   Fri
  Arkansas City      11.0  12.0  Tue 09 PM   10.7   8.8   7.7

&&

LAT...LON 3715 9722 3703 9713 3700 9703 3700 9684
      3710 9703 3717 9704

$$



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