Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 250204
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
904 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 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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904 PM CDT SUN MAY 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.8 feet by
  early Monday morning then will fall below flood stage Tuesday
  morning.
* 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    Mon   Tue   Wed
  Arkansas City      11.0  12.6  Sun  8 PM   12.5   9.4   7.4

&&

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

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