Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLWICT
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
934 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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

  Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls affecting Chase 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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934 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Cottonwood River At Cottonwood Falls.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At  3:00 PM Friday the stage was 9.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.1 feet by
  Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage late
  Saturday evening.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flooding occurs at Bates Park in Cottonwood
  Falls and crop land along the river.

&&


                     FLD       OBSERVED        FORECAST 7 PM
Location             STG    STG  DAY  TIME    Sat   Sun   Mon
  Cottonwood Falls   9.0   9.8  Fri 03 PM    9.8   7.1   5.0

&&

LAT...LON 3824 9667 3832 9642 3848 9649 3839 9677


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