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  • Flood Watch for Barber County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 4:05 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 7 a.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS405 AM CDT WED JUL 7 2010...HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT....A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SLOWLY ACROSS SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRALKANSAS THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT. AS IT ENCOUNTERS A VERY MOISTAND TROPICAL ATMOSPHERE A COMPLEX OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITHHEAVY RAINFALL ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. OTHER SCATTEREDTHUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL MAY ALSO DEVELOP AHEAD OF THECOLD FRONT TODAY. THE GROUND IS ALREADY SATURATED FROM RECENTHEAVY RAINS...SO FLOODING COULD EASILY OCCUR.KSZ064>066-078>081-089-090-071715-/O.NEW.KDDC.FA.A.0003.100707T1200Z-100708T1200Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/HODGEMAN-PAWNEE-STAFFORD-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-PRATT-COMANCHE-BARBER-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JETMORE...HANSTON...LARNED...BURDETT...ST. JOHN...STAFFORD...HUDSON...DODGE CITY...BUCKLIN...KINSLEY...LEWIS...GREENSBURG...HAVILAND...PRATT...COLDWATER...PROTECTION...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY405 AM CDT WED JUL 7 2010...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGHTHURSDAY MORNING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHWESTKANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH CENTRALKANSAS...BARBER...COMANCHE...EDWARDS...KIOWA...PAWNEE...PRATTAND STAFFORD. IN SOUTHWEST KANSAS...FORD AND HODGEMAN.* FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING* HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY INTO TONIGHT WITH AMOUNTS FROM1 TO 3 INCHES OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT RAINS.HIGHER RAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE LIKELY IN PERSISTENT CONVECTION.* SUCH HEAVY RAINS WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS ANDFIELDS. WATER MAY RUN ACROSS ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY INLOW LYING AREAS. AREA CREEKS WILL RISE AND MAY FLOOD.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ONCURRENT FORECASTS.YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLEFLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BEPREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.&&$$06

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