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  • Flood Advisory for Barber County, Kansas
  • FLOOD ADVISORY
  • Effective: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 4:42 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 7:45 p.m.
  • FLOOD ADVISORYNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS442 PM CDT WED MAY 12 2010KSC007-130045-/O.NEW.KDDC.FA.Y.0001.100512T2142Z-100513T0045Z//00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/BARBER KS-442 PM CDT WED MAY 12 2010THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...EASTERN BARBER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SHARON...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...HAZELTON...HARDTNER...* UNTIL 745 PM CDT* AT 440 PM CDT DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINHAS FALLEN ACROSS PARTS OF SOUTHEAST BARBER COUNTY. THUNDERSTORMSPRODUCING PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE STILL EXPECTED TO CONTINUETO TRACK OVER THIS SAME AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW HOURS WHICH WILLLIKELY ADD ANOTHER 1 TO 2 INCHES BEFORE THE RAIN TAPERS OFF.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.EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ONSMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS ANDFARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.LAT...LON 3700 9835 3699 9854 3700 9885 3741 98473742 9846 3738 9844 3738 9835 3735 98343700 9834$$18

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