Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
810 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Kansas...

  Neosho River Near Parsons affecting Labette and Neosho Counties.

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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810 AM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Neosho River Near Parsons.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At  8:01 AM Monday the stage was 22.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.1 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Flood waters spread over fields to a
  distance of 1 and one fourth miles. Several county roads, mainly
  along the left bank are inundated. Several residents which live
  along the right bank in the vicinity of Highway 400 may experience
  water entering their homes at basement levels.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Tue    Wed    Thu
  Parsons         21.0  22.6  Mon 08 AM   22.3   15.9   11.6

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LAT...LON 3745 9521 3726 9518 3727 9508 3754 9511


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