Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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WGUS43 KICT 231254
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Wichita KS
754 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

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

  Cow Creek near Hutchinson affecting Reno and Rice Counties.


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.


754 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
 The Cow Creek near Hutchinson.
* Until Friday morning.
* At 7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.0 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 10.6 feet by
  Wednesday evening then will fall below flood stage Thursday
  before midnight.
* Impact...At 10.5 feet...There are numerous road closures northwest
  of Hutchinson due to high water. Low water crossing on 43rd Street
  just east of Pennington floods. Expect road closure on 43rd Street
  between Pennington to Hendricks roads. Also 69th Street floods
  between Wilson to Pennigton roads. Then 50th Street floods between
  Wilson and Pennigton roads. Flooding along Pennington Road from
  Nickerson Blvd to 50th Avenue.


                  FLD    OBSERVED           FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME     Wed    Thu    Fri
  Hutchinson      9.5   10.0  Tue 7 AM    10.4   10.4    7.9


LAT...LON 3827 9805 3806 9777 3796 9786 3820 9816


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