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  • Flood Warning for Crawford County, Kansas
  • FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 12:31 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, July 7, 2010 at 1 p.m.
  • FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO1231 AM CDT WED JUL 7 2010KSC011-037-071800-/O.CON.KSGF.FA.W.0044.000000T0000Z-100707T1800Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/BOURBON KS-CRAWFORD KS-1231 AM CDT WED JUL 7 2010...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 PM CDT WEDNESDAY FORSMALL STREAMS IN BOURBON AND CRAWFORD COUNTIES...AT 1226 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATEDTHAT WIDESPREAD RAINFALL OF TWO TO FIVE INCHES FELL ACROSS THEWARNED AREA ON TUESDAY.RUNOFF FROM THIS RAIN IS CAUSING FLOODING. CREEKS...STREAMS AND LOWWATER CROSSINGS WILL BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE DANGERS OFFLOODING. LOW LYING AREAS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS NEAR THE MARMATONRIVER WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO FLOODING.THIS WARNING INCLUDES BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING LOW WATERCROSSINGS...HIGHWAY 31 AT LITTLE OSAGE RIVER 5 MILES WEST OF FULTON.ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ON WEDNESDAY AND EVEN INTO THURSDAY.AS A RESULT...ADDITIONAL FLOODING ISSUES ARE EXPECTED THIS WEEK.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONSIMMEDIATELY.BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THEDANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. DO NOTENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPEFLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATERBEGINS RISING.&&LAT...LON 3782 9508 3799 9508 3804 9506 3803 94613733 9462 3734 9508 3781 9509$$

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