Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
454 PM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN WABAUNSEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  WESTERN SHAWNEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN JACKSON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KANSAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KANSAS...

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 453 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
  BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  WESTERN TOPEKA...ROSSVILLE...ESKRIDGE...ST. MARYS...DOVER...SILVER LAKE...
  AUBURN...MAPLE HILL...PAXICO...BELVUE...DELIA...WILLARD AND KEENE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED
AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 332 AND 355.
 KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 166 AND 170.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3887 9578 3887 9595 3886 9622 3931 9620
      3928 9574

$$



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