Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
234 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

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

  Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa affecting Franklin County
  Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo affecting Franklin and Osage
  Counties
  Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading affecting Lyon and Osage
  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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234 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa.
* from this evening to Monday afternoon.
* At  1:30 PM Sunday the stage was 29.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 31.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise to near flood stage this
  evening.
* 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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234 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo.
* until Monday evening.
* At  1:00 PM Sunday the stage was 25.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 26.0 feet...Farm field just west and south of the gage
  on South Stubbs Road floods.

&&

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




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234 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading.
* until late tonight.
* At  2:15 PM Sunday the stage was 20.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...County Road Y 5 near the gage floods, 3
  miles north of Reading.

&&

LAT...LON 3856 9602 3860 9596 3853 9586 3849 9592




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