Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1038 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

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WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-OSAGE-LYON-
1038 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN WABAUNSEE...WESTERN SHAWNEE...NORTHWESTERN OSAGE AND
NORTHERN LYON COUNTIES...

AT 1036 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED SEVERAL ROADS ARE
CLOSED IN THE WARNING AREA. UP TO THREE TO SIX INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
NORTHWESTERN TOPEKA...ROSSVILLE...ESKRIDGE...DOVER...SILVER LAKE...
MAPLE HILL...HARVEYVILLE...ALLEN...ADMIRE...WILLARD...
BUSHONG AND KEENE.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 340 AND 355.
 KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 137 AND 162.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 3853 9606 3853 9631 3922 9599 3922 9565

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