Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
1248 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

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ALLEN KS-
1248 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL ALLEN COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS...

* UNTIL 1045 AM CDT FRIDAY

* AT 1245 AM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED MINOR FLOODING
  OF CITY STREETS IN MORAN. RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW UP TO THREE TO FOUR
  INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. WITH ADDITIONAL
  THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE AREA...AN ADDITIONAL ONE
  TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING
  HOURS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  IOLA...HUMBOLDT...LA HARPE...GAS...MORAN...MILDRED...
  BASSETT AND IOLA AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND
UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED
ROADS. FIND AN ALTERNATE ROUTE.

&&

LAT...LON 3775 9526 3777 9550 3804 9536 3804 9508
      3803 9508

$$

RITZMAN



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