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  • Flash Flood Warning for Harper County, Kansas
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 12:35 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 3:30 a.m.
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS1235 AM CDT MON JUN 14 2010KSC077-191-140830-/O.CON.KICT.FF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100614T0830Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/SUMNER KS-HARPER KS-1235 AM CDT MON JUN 14 2010...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 330 AM CDT FORHARPER AND SUMNER COUNTIES...AT 1229 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TOINDICATE A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER THE WARNEDAREA.AT 1229 AM CDT...LAW ENFORCEMENT IN HARPER COUNTY REPORTED STANDINGWATER ON HIGHWAY 44 EAST OF ANTHONY.ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THEWARNED AREA.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALLCREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THEBANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THEDANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVEUP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREASSUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.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 3699 9834 3738 9836 3738 9781 3746 97803747 9715 3700 9714$$SCHRECK

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