Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 201854
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

...The flood warning is cancelled for the following river in
Kansas...

  Arkansas River At Oxford affecting Sumner County.

...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. Nearly two
feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown.

&&

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/OXFK1.1.ER.160820T1102Z.160820T1345Z.160820T1630Z.NO/
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

The Flood Warning is cancelled for
  The Arkansas River At Oxford.
* At  1:45 PM Saturday the stage was 16.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Fell below flood stage at 11:30 AM Saturday.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to 14.4 feet by Sunday
  morning.


&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Oxford          17.0  16.3  Sat 02 PM   14.4   11.8   10.3

&&

LAT...LON 3735 9725 3715 9722 3717 9704 3741 9712


$$

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/ARCK1.1.ER.160820T1540Z.160821T0000Z.160821T1536Z.NO/
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until Sunday evening.
* At  1:00 PM Saturday the stage was 12.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 12.5 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage late Sunday 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 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Sun    Mon    Tue
  Arkansas City   11.0  12.3  Sat 01 PM   11.3    9.0    7.0

&&

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

$$

JAS



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