Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
821 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 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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821 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River near Emporia 3nw.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At  7:06 PM Sunday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 21.7 feet by
  Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday
  evening.
* 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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821 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  7:30 PM Sunday the stage was 20.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
  continue to rise to near 25.0 feet by Monday evening.The river will
  fall below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 22.0 feet...Low lying areas along the river flood.

&&

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




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821 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At  6:13 PM Sunday the stage was 19.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
  rise to near 22.5 feet by Monday early afternoon.The river will
  fall below flood stage by Tuesday afternoon.
* Impact...At 20.0 feet...South bank of the Cottonwood River 1 mile
  south of Emporia floods.
* 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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