Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1112 AM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

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SEDGWICK KS-
1112 AM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 PM CDT FOR EASTERN
SEDGWICK COUNTY...

AT 1108 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. ONE TO THREE INCHES
OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN...HEAVIEST OVER FAR SOUTHEAST PORTIONS
OF THE COUNTY...INCLUDING DERBY AND MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
WICHITA...DERBY...ANDOVER...HAYSVILLE...PARK CITY...VALLEY CENTER...
BEL AIRE...MULVANE...GODDARD...ROSE HILL...MAIZE...CLEARWATER...
COLWICH...DOWNTOWN WICHITA...KECHI...EASTBOROUGH...SOUTH WICHITA...
NORTHEAST WICHITA...EISENHOWER NATIONAL  AIRPORT AND WEST WICHITA.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS STREETS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES
IN URBAN AREAS. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE
BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO
FLOODING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 3748 9755 3783 9759 3786 9722 3777 9715
      3748 9715

$$

KLEINSASSER



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