River Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Hydrologic Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
827 PM CDT Sun Oct 14 2018

For the Arkansas River, the following locations are included:
Derby...Mulvane...Oxford.

At Derby:
* No flooding is forecast at this time.
* The 8 PM Sunday stage was 9.8 feet and nearly steady.
* The flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* It is forecast to crest around 10.4 feet Monday morning.
* At 12.0 feet...Flooding of low-lying areas and bottom lands can be
expected.

Near Mulvane:
* No flooding is forecast at this time.
* The 7 PM Sunday stage was 15.1 feet and rising slowly.
* The flood stage is 16.5 feet.
* It is forecast to crest around 15.5 feet early Monday morning.
* At 16.5 feet...Lowland flooding occurs along the vicinity of the
river, primarily affecting the farmland northwest of the Highway 53
bridge.

At Oxford:
* No flooding is forecast at this time, but forecasts should be
  monitoreed closely!
* The 7 PM Sunday stage was 16.5 feet and nearly steady.
* The flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* It is forecast to crest around 16.9 feet early Monday afternoon.
* At 18.0 feet...Low lying agricultural fields flood north of the
river gage site.

Stay tuned to further developments by listening to NOAA Weather radio
or local media sources.

                  FLD    OBSERVED         FORECAST 7 AM
Location          STG    STG  DAY TIME    Mon    Tue    Wed

Arkansas River
  Derby           12.0   9.8 Sun  8 PM   10.4    9.9    9.3
  Mulvane         16.5  15.1 Sun  7 PM   15.5   14.8   14.0
  Oxford          17.0  16.5 Sun  8 PM   16.8   16.8   16.3

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