Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
731 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

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WABAUNSEE-MORRIS-SHAWNEE-JEFFERSON-FRANKLIN-GEARY-JACKSON-DOUGLAS-
OSAGE-LYON-POTTAWATOMIE-
731 AM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 AM CDT FRIDAY FOR
WABAUNSEE...MORRIS...SHAWNEE...JEFFERSON...NORTHERN FRANKLIN...
GEARY...JACKSON...DOUGLAS...OSAGE...LYON AND EASTERN POTTAWATOMIE
COUNTIES...

AT 727 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING
ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THE SALT CREEK SOUTH OF LYNDON HAS FLOODED
US HIGHWAY 75 AND MADE IT IMPASSABLE. THERE IS ALSO SOME BUILDING
FLOODED NEAR SALT CREEK. AREA RIVER GAGES CONTINUE TO SHOW CREEKS
AND STREAMS RISING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...JUNCTION CITY...OTTAWA...BALDWIN CITY...
WAMEGO...HOLTON...OSAGE CITY...COUNCIL GROVE...CARBONDALE...VALLEY FALLS...
ROSSVILLE...OSKALOOSA...ALMA...ESKRIDGE...TECUMSEH...EUDORA...ST. MARYS AND
RICHLAND.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 128 AND 198.
 INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 294 AND 355.
 KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 116 AND 205.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3866 9507 3843 9579 3843 9595 3838 9595
      3826 9636 3852 9635 3862 9691 3908 9689
      3903 9638 3957 9637 3956 9579 3965 9579
      3965 9556 3942 9557 3942 9518 3897 9519
      3898 9515 3895 9509 3899 9506 3898 9506

$$



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