Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
200 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

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

  Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
  Neosho River near Emporia 3nw 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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200 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River near Emporia 3nw.
* until late tonight.
* At  7:00 AM Monday the stage was 20.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this afternoon.
* 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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200 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids.
* until Tuesday evening.
* At  1:30 PM Monday the stage was 23.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 23.6 feet by this
  evening. The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday morning.
* 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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200 PM CDT MON MAY 18 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At  1:00 PM Monday the stage was 22.3 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
  Tuesday evening.
* 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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