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  • Flood Watch for Barton County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 9:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 7 a.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS940 AM CDT WED JUL 7 2010KSZ032-033-047-072245-/O.EXA.KICT.FA.A.0004.000000T0000Z-100708T1200Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSSELL...LINCOLN...GREAT BEND940 AM CDT WED JUL 7 2010...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS EXPANDED THE* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF CENTRAL KANSAS...INCLUDINGTHE FOLLOWING AREAS...BARTON...LINCOLN AND RUSSELL* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.* OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTEDTODAY AND TONIGHT ACROSS THE AREA. WHEN THIS COMBINES WITHSATURATED GROUND FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINS...FLOODING WILL BECOMELIKELY.* RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR MAY OVERWHELMSTORM DRAINS IN URBAN AREAS RESULTING IN STREET FLOODING. LOWWATER CROSSINGS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE IN RURAL AREAS. TYPICALFLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL LIKELY FLOOD. THE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINWILL LIKELY CAUSE MORE RISES ON RIVERS. NEW OR REVISED RIVERFLOOD WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED.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 FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BEPREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.&&$$

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