Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
755 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a flood warning
for the following river in Kansas...

  Arkansas River At Oxford affecting Sumner County.

  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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755 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

The National Weather Service in Wichita, KS has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River At Oxford.
* From this evening until Thursday morning.
* At  7:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 15.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 17.2 feet by this evening. The river will fall below
  flood stage by this evening.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Low lying agricultural fields flood north of
  the river gage site.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Thu    Fri    Sat
  Oxford          17.0  15.2  Wed 08 AM   15.4   13.7   12.2

&&

LAT...LON 3735 9725 3715 9722 3717 9704 3741 9712


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755 AM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

The National Weather Service in Wichita, KS has issued a

* Flood Warning for
  The Arkansas River At Arkansas City.
* From this evening until Friday morning.
* At  7:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 7.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 12.5 feet by Thursday morning. The river will fall below
  flood stage by late Thursday evening.
* 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 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Thu    Fri    Sat
  Arkansas City   11.0   7.6  Wed 07 AM   12.5   10.5    8.8

&&

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

$$




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