Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLSICT
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
747 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...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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747 PM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  7:00 PM Monday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early 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    Tue   Wed   Thu
  Arkansas City      11.0  11.4  Mon 07 PM    9.4   7.1   5.9

&&

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

$$




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