Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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

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

  Walnut River At Winfield affecting Butler and Cowley 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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152 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Walnut River At Winfield.
* Until late Friday night.
* At  1:31 PM Wednesday the stage was 22.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.2 feet by
  early Thursday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage
  Friday afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...A large portion of the fairgrounds flood
  along with roads west of Rock and 3 miles northwest of Winfield.

&&


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Thu    Fri    Sat
  Winfield        18.0  22.2  Wed 02 PM   23.2   20.9   11.3

&&

LAT...LON 3745 9709 3727 9709 3713 9703 3713 9687
      3731 9697 3745 9696

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