Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1019 PM MDT FRI JUL 11 2014

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KIT CARSON CO-YUMA CO-
1019 PM MDT FRI JUL 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL KIT CARSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...
  YUMA COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO...

* UNTIL 1000 AM MDT SATURDAY

* AT 1007 PM MDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL HAVE MOVED
  THROUGH THE WARNED AREA. THREE TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN FELL ACROSS
  NORTHWESTERN KIT CARSON COUNTY AND MOST OF WESTERN YUMA COUNTY.
  AT 9 PM MDT...A TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTED 2.49 INCHES OF
  RAIN FELL WITHIN ONE HOUR 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF LIBERTY...OR 8
  MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF SEIBERT.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING TO
  OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ABARR...ALVIN...CLARKVILLE...ECKLEY...HEARTSTRONG...JOES...
  KIRK...LAIRD...VERNON...WAUNETA...WRAY AND YUMA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO
NOT ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO
ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN
WATER BEGINS RISING.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4044 10205 4000 10205 3990 10232 3957 10232
      3935 10278 3933 10305 3957 10304 3957 10281
      4044 10279

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