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  • Flash Flood Warning for Elk County, Kansas
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 1:58 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, July 6, 2010 at 5:15 p.m.
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS158 PM CDT TUE JUL 6 2010KSC019-049-062215-/O.CON.KICT.FF.W.0012.000000T0000Z-100706T2215Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/CHAUTAUQUA KS-ELK KS-158 PM CDT TUE JUL 6 2010...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 515 PM CDT FOREASTERN ELK AND EASTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIES...AT 150 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATEDTHAT MORE THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING ACROSS OSAGE COUNTYOKLAHOMA. THIS CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WAS DRIFTING SLOWLYNORTHEAST AND WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH EASTERN CHAUTAUQUACOUNTY DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF HOURS. SOME OF THESE THUNDERSTORMSMAY EVEN REDEVELOP FURTHER NORTHEAST INTO EASTERN ELK COUNTY WHERESEVERAL AREAS JUST EAST OF LONGTON ARE UNDERWATER.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTOAREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLYDEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFULENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODEDROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.&&LAT...LON 3760 9621 3760 9596 3699 9596 3699 9623$$COX

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