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  • Flood Warning for Edwards County, Kansas
  • FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Monday, July 5, 2010 at 3:40 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, July 5, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
  • FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS340 AM CDT MON JUL 5 2010KSC047-057-145-151-185-051330-/O.CON.KDDC.FA.W.0012.000000T0000Z-100705T1330Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/PAWNEE KS-STAFFORD KS-EDWARDS KS-FORD KS-PRATT KS-340 AM CDT MON JUL 5 2010...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 AM CDT FOR SMALLSTREAMS IN PRATT...FORD...EDWARDS...STAFFORD AND EXTREME SOUTHCENTRAL PAWNEE COUNTIES...AT 332 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR HAS ESTIMATEDRAINFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 4 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS THE AREA SINCELAST EVENING RESULTING IN SEVERAL REPORTS OF SWOLLEN CREEKS ANDSTREAMS...SPECIFICALLY IN THE ST. JOHN AREA OF STAFFORD COUNTY.ALTHOUGH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE AREA...THEPOTENTIAL STILL EXISTS FOR FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG WITHCREEKS AND STREAMS.A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEENREPORTED. STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOTEXPECTED. HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARYPRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...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 3746 9900 3773 9901 3773 9955 3807 99563808 9935 3799 9934 3800 9891 3825 98913825 9848 3747 9846$$JJOHNSON

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