Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1054 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

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OSAGE-MORRIS-LYON-COFFEY-WABAUNSEE-
1054 PM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHERN WABAUNSEE...NORTHERN COFFEY...LYON...EASTERN MORRIS AND
OSAGE COUNTIES...

AT 1040 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLASH
FLOODING OVER THE WARNED AREA. THE FLASH FLOODING WAS PARTICULARLY
WIDESPREAD IN LYON...OSAGE...AND COFFEY COUNTIES WHERE NUMEROUS
ROADS HAD BEEN CLOSED. ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED
THROUGH THE NIGHT AND MAY WORSEN THE FLOODING SITUATION.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ALTA VISTA...ESKRIDGE...HARVEYVILLE...COUNCIL GROVE...DUNLAP...
BURLINGAME...CARBONDALE...LYNDON...MELVERN...OLIVET...OSAGE CITY...
OVERBROOK...QUENEMO...SCRANTON...ADMIRE...ALLEN...AMERICUS...
BUSHONG...EMPORIA...HARTFORD...NEOSHO RAPIDS...OLPE...READING...BETO
JUNCTION...LEBO...AND WAVERLY.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 117 AND 165.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 128 AND 167.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND
STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY ROADS AND FARMLANDS
ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS AND LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT
TO FLASH FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND...AWAY FROM RISING WATER.

&&

LAT...LON 3817 9636 3852 9636 3852 9658 3887 9652
      3889 9608 3887 9594 3887 9550 3838 9551
      3816 9596

$$

BARJENBRUCH








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