Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1244 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

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SEDGWICK KS-
1244 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

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

AT 1236 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUING TO MOVE EAST ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS SINCE EARLY THIS MORNING HAVE RANGED
FROM ONE TO FOUR INCHES...HEAVIEST OVER THE SOUTHEAST METRO AND OVER
FAR SOUTHEAST PORTIONS OF SEDGWICK COUNTY.

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.

AN ADDITIONAL ONE-HALF INCH TO ONE INCH OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
THE WICHITA AREA BEFORE ACTIVITY EXITS THE COUNTY EARLY TO MID-
AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES IN URBAN AREAS.
ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF
CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS MAY BE 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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