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  • Flood Watch for Ellis County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Monday, July 5, 2010 at 3:02 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, July 5, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS302 AM CDT MON JUL 5 2010...HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE TODAY....A VERY MOIST TROPICAL AIR MASS REMAINS IN PLACE OVER SOUTHCENTRAL KANSAS. A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND COLD FRONTWILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY WITH HEAVY RAIN POSSIBLE OVERALREADY SATURATED GROUND.KSZ030-031-045-046-064-051615-/O.EXB.KDDC.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-100706T0000Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/TREGO-ELLIS-NESS-RUSH-HODGEMAN-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR...HAYS...ELLIS...NESS CITY...LA CROSSE...RUSH CENTER...JETMORE...HANSTON302 AM CDT MON JUL 5 2010...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS EXPANDED THE* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...SOUTHWESTKANSAS AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWINGAREAS...IN CENTRAL KANSAS...ELLIS AND RUSH. IN SOUTHWESTKANSAS...HODGEMAN. IN WEST CENTRAL KANSAS...NESS AND TREGO.* THROUGH THIS EVENING* HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALLAMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES OVER ALREADY SATURATED GROUND. HIGHERRAINFALL AMOUNTS WILL BE LIKELY IN PERSISTENT CONVECTION.* SUCH HEAVY RAINS WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS ANDFIELDS. WATER MAY RUN ACROSS ROADS AND HIGHWAYS ESPECIALLY INLOW LYING AREAS. AREA CREEKS WILL RISE AND MAY FLOOD.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 AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BEPREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.&&$$

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