Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS83 KICT 260131
FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
831 PM CDT MON MAY 25 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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831 PM CDT MON MAY 25 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 13.2 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...River is forecast to continue to fall and should drop
  below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...The city begins to check and start closing
  storm water flood gates.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Tue   Wed   Thu
  Arkansas City      11.0  13.2  Mon  8 PM   10.5   9.3   8.2

&&

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

$$




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