Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
458 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

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JEFFERSON-DOUGLAS-
458 PM CDT SUN APR 13 2014

...THE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
545 PM CDT FOR DOUGLAS AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTIES...

AT 456 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO
SHOW LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN FALLING ACROSS NORTHERN DOUGLAS AND
SOUTHERN JEFFERSON COUNTIES. RAINFALL RATES WERE ONE QUARTER TO ONE
HALF INCH PER HOUR. TOTAL RAINFALL RANGED FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES WITH
THE LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS THAT MOVED ACROSS THE AREA. RUNOFF MAY
CONTINUE TO CAUSE MINOR FLOODING NEAR CREEKS AND IN LOW-LYING FLOOD
PRONE AREAS.

RESIDENTS OF LAWRENCE...CLINTON...EUDORA...LECOMPTON...
WILLIAMSTOWN...LONE STAR...PLEASANT GROVE...VINLAND AND CLINTON LAKE
AND SURROUNDING AREAS SHOULD BE ALERT TO THE THREAT OF FLOODING.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 190 AND 205.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 3881 9550 3907 9549 3906 9518 3897 9518
      3898 9516 3897 9513 3898 9511 3896 9509
      3898 9509 3899 9507 3898 9505 3881 9505

$$

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