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  • Flood Warning for Allen County, Kansas
  • FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Friday, February 25, 2011 at 11:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, February 25, 2011 at 1:30 p.m.
  • FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS1040 AM CST FRI FEB 25 2011KSC001-251830-/O.CON.KICT.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-110225T1830Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ALLEN KS-1040 AM CST FRI FEB 25 2011...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 PM CST FOR ALLENCOUNTY...FLOODING CONTINUES AT THE LOW WATER BRIDGES IN THE NORTHEASTPORTION OF THE COUNTY.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...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.IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH AREPRONE TO FLOODING. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS.FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT ONLY TAKES A FEW INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWINGWATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAYYOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE INWICHITA.&&LAT...LON 3773 9509 3773 9552 3804 9551 3804 9507$$PEARCE

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