Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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

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SEDGWICK KS-RENO KS-HARVEY KS-
104 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 PM CDT FOR NORTHERN
SEDGWICK...EASTERN RENO AND HARVEY COUNTIES...

ESTIMATED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES OCCURRED THIS
MORNING ACROSS EASTERN RENO...SOUTHWEST HARVEY AND NORTHERN SEDGWICK
COUNTIES. EVEN THOUGH THE RAIN HAS ENDED...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM
THIS HEAVY RAINFALL IS LIKELY PRODUCING LOCALIZED 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 MAY BE SUBJECT
TO FLOODING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...PARK CITY...VALLEY CENTER...HESSTON...
SOUTH HUTCHINSON...HALSTEAD...NORTH NEWTON...SEDGWICK...BUHLER...
HAVEN...NICKERSON...BURRTON...MOUNT HOPE...WHITEWATER...
PRETTY PRAIRIE...BENTLEY...PARTRIDGE...WALTON AND YODER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3817 9813 3817 9715 3786 9715 3782 9769
      3774 9769 3773 9813

$$

KLEINSASSER



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