Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
600 AM CDT SUN JUL 13 2014

...ON THIS DATE IN WEATHER HISTORY...

IN 1993...ALREADY EXTENSIVE FLOODING TOOK A TURN FOR THE
WORSE AS 5 TO 10 INCHES OF RAIN INUNDATED HARVEY COUNTY.
THE RESULTING FLOODS CLOSED NEARLY EVERY ROAD IN HARVEY
COUNTY.  AT HALSTEAD...THE LITTLE ARKANSAS RIVER
CERTAINLY ROSE TO THE OCCASION REACHING WHAT...AT THE
TIME...WAS A RECORD CREST EARLY ON THE 14TH.  BY THE TIME
THE WATER HAD RECEDED...25 PERCENT OF THE HOMES IN
HALSTEAD WERE FLOODED.THE FLOODING CONTINUED
DOWNSTREAM...PRODUCING $10 MILLION WORTH OF DAMAGE.

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