Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
818 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

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

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818 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Neosho River Near Parsons.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At  7:01 AM Friday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.5 feet by this
  afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage early Saturday
  morning.
* 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     Sat    Sun    Mon
  Parsons         21.0  23.4  Fri 07 AM   19.0   12.1   13.4

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


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