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  • Flash Flood Warning for Allen County, Kansas
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 9:18 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, July 8, 2010 at midnight
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS918 PM CDT WED JUL 7 2010KSC001-080500-/O.CON.KICT.FF.W.0014.000000T0000Z-100708T0500Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ALLEN KS-918 PM CDT WED JUL 7 2010...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FORALLEN COUNTY...AT 909 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED FLASH FLOODINGIN THE WARNED AREA.AT 909 PM CDT...A TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTED 3.20 INCHES OFRAINFALL THIS EVENING...ABOUT 5 MILES WEST OF HUMBOLDT. FLASHFLOODING OF A CREEK WAS OBSERVED IN THIS AREA NEAR FLORIDA ROADAND COUNTY ROAD 200.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THEDANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVEUP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREASSUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTOAREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLYDEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFULENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODEDROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.&&LAT...LON 3773 9508 3773 9552 3804 9551 3803 9507$$DARMOFAL

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