Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

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

  Big Blue River near Blue Rapids affecting Marshall County
  Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
  Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa affecting Franklin County
  Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo affecting Franklin and Osage
  Counties
  Neosho River near Emporia 3nw affecting Lyon County
  Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids affecting Lyon County
  Pottawatomie Creek near Scipio  affecting Anderson and Franklin
  Counties
  Kansas River at Lawrence affecting Douglas and Jefferson 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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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa.
* from this afternoon to late tonight.
* At  2:30 AM Thursday the stage was 29.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 31.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage this
  afternoon.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...Lowland areas near the river flood.

&&

LAT...LON 3863 9551 3862 9507 3852 9507 3856 9514 3858 9551




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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo.
* until this evening.
* At  5:57 PM Wednesday the stage was 26.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  early this morning.
* Impact...At 26.1 feet...Farm field along the river just north and
  east of South Stubbs Road bridge floods. South Stubbs Road remains
  flooded about 2 miles south of Quenemo.

&&

LAT...LON 3855 9556 3860 9553 3859 9548 3853 9552




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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River near Emporia 3nw.
* until this evening.
* At  2:00 AM Thursday the stage was 21.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this morning.
* Impact...At 19.5 feet...Prairie Street, north of the bridge, floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3844 9625 3847 9621 3842 9605 3838 9606




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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  2:30 AM Thursday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 24.3 feet by this
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage this evening.
* 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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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Pottawatomie Creek near Scipio .
* until this evening.
* At  2:46 AM Thursday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this morning.
* Impact...At 25.6 feet...Farmers fields to the south of the creek
  near Ohio Road floods.

&&

LAT...LON 3835 9527 3844 9512 3841 9507 3831 9525




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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Blue River near Blue Rapids.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At  2:15 AM Thursday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by tonight and continue to rise
  to near 26.1 feet by early Friday morning.The river will fall below
  flood stage by early Friday morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding occurs from
  Marysville to Tuttle Creek Lake.

&&

LAT...LON 3971 9666 3968 9658 3957 9655 3957 9659 3968 9669




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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until late tonight.
* At  2:30 AM Thursday the stage was 22.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this morning.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...North bank of the Cottonwood River begins to
  flood. Lowland flooding occurs along the Cottonwood River from
  Plymouth to Neosho Rapids.

&&

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




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304 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Kansas River at Lawrence.
* until Friday morning.
* At  2:50 AM Thursday the stage was 18.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 18.8 feet by this
  morning. The river will fall below flood stage this evening.
* Impact...At 18.0 feet...Lowlands outside of the levee on the north
  side of the river begin to flood. Burcham Park is closed due to
  flooding on the south side of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 3907 9534 3900 9506 3894 9506 3897 9527 3902 9534




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