Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
757 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas..
  Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County

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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757 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until Thursday morning.
* At  7:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 22.6 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
  Wednesday afternoon.
* 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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