Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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

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

  Cottonwood River near Emporia 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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157 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 1:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 23.0 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 early 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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157 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 1:30 PM Tuesday the stage was 22.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  this evening.
* 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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