River Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Topeka KS
909 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

Water levels will approach flood stage for the following location:
Buffalo Creek...Marais Des Cygnes River...Pottawatomie Creek...Saline
River near Lane.  Water levels will approach flood stage for the
following location: Buffalo Creek...Marais Des Cygnes River...
Pottawatomie Creek...Saline River near Reading.Water levels will
approach flood stage for the following location: Buffalo Creek...
Marais Des Cygnes River...Pottawatomie Creek...Saline River near
Jamestown.Water levels will approach flood stage for the following
location: Buffalo Creek...Marais Des Cygnes River...Pottawatomie
Creek...Saline River near Tescott.

For the Pottawatomie Creek at Lane...
The latest stage was...6.2 feet at 8 PM Friday.
Flood stage is...23.0 feet.
No flooding is forecast.
At 23.0 feet...Minor low land flooding begins along the creek.

For the Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading...
The latest stage was...2.9 feet at 9 PM Friday.
Flood stage is...19.0 feet.
No flooding is forecast.
At 19.0 feet...Low lying areas along the river flood.

For the Buffalo Creek near Jamestown...no observed stage was
available.
No flooding is forecast.
The river is forecast to crest around 14.5 feet Monday early
afternoon.
At 16.0 feet...Minor flooding begins along the creek as the south
bank overflows.

For the Saline River at Tescott...
The latest stage was...8.8 feet at 8 PM Friday.
Flood stage is...25.0 feet.
No flooding is forecast.


Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.

Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

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