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  • Flood Warning for Barber County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WARNING
  • Effective: Sunday, July 4, 2010 at 9:34 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, July 5, 2010 at 10 a.m.
  • FLOOD WARNINGNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS934 PM CDT SUN JUL 4 2010KSC007-051500-/O.EXT.KDDC.FA.W.0011.000000T0000Z-100705T1500Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/BARBER KS-934 PM CDT SUN JUL 4 2010THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS EXTENDED THE* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...BARBER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...SUN CITY...SHARON...MEDICINE LODGE...LAKE CITY...KIOWA...HAZELTON...HARDTNER...AETNA...* UNTIL 1000 AM CDT MONDAY* AT 930 PM CDT DODGE CITY DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED A LINE OFTHUNDERSTORMS...WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL...MOVING SLOWLYSOUTH INTO BARBER COUNTY. THESE STORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVEACROSS BARBER COUNTY THROUGH MIDNIGHT WITH AN ADDITIONAL 2TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE. THIS WILL CAUSE ALREADY SWOLLEN CREEKS ANDSTREAMS TO REMAIN BANK FULL OR IN FLOOD CONDITIONS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT...HOWEVERSTREAM RISES ARE EXPECTED TO BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOTEXPECTED. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOTATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATERCROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THEDANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TOHIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TOFLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAYYOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.&&LAT...LON 3699 9837 3699 9898 3745 9897 3746 98453738 9844 3738 9834 3700 9834$$KRUSE

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