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  • Flood Watch for Butler County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 3:01 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 1 p.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS301 PM CDT WED SEP 8 2010KSZ053-069>072-083-092>096-098>100-090930-/O.CON.KICT.FA.A.0006.100908T2100Z-100909T1800Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/CHASE-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-SEDGWICK-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTTONWOOD FALLS...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...WICHITA...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...PARSONS301 PM CDT WED SEP 8 2010...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS ANDSOUTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRALKANSAS...CHASE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...BUTLER...COWLEY...SEDGWICK AND SUMNER. IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...ALLEN...CHAUTAUQUA...ELK...GREENWOOD...LABETTE...MONTGOMERY...NEOSHO...WILSON AND WOODSON* THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.* WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH NORTHWARD TONIGHT INTOTHURSDAY MORNING...INTO SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.HEAVY RAINFALL AND FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE PRIMARILY EAST OFTHE KANSAS TURNPIKE. WIDESPREAD 3 TO 4 INCH RAIN AMOUNTS AREEXPECTED...WITH SOME LOCALES POSSIBLY RECEIVING UP TO 5 INCHESCLOSER TO THE OKLAHOMA BORDER. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT INFLOODING PROBLEMS. SOME AREA RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE ABOVE FLOODSTAGE.* PERSONS IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SUCH AS NEAR STREAMS AND CREEKS...RIVERS AND LOW-LYING AREAS SHOULD BE READY TO TAKE ACTION ANDMOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.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.&&$$JMC

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