Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
257 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas...

  Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
  Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids affecting Coffey and Lyon Counties

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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

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257 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until late Thursday night.
* At 2:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 24.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...Highway K 99 on the south bank floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3843 9635 3838 9606 3836 9606 3835 9613 3838 9635




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257 AM CDT WED MAY 27 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 2:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 24.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.8 feet by this
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage tonight.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Water overtops Road 145 on the west side of
  the bridge over the Neosho River.

&&

LAT...LON 3838 9606 3842 9605 3830 9586 3826 9588




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