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  • Flood Warning for Jewell County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WARNING
  • Effective: Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 9:34 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, July 22, 2010 at 9:30 p.m.
  • FLOOD WARNINGNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE934 AM CDT WED JUL 21 2010KSC089-123-141-183-230230-/O.NEW.KGID.FA.W.0026.100721T1434Z-100723T0230Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/SMITH KS-JEWELL KS-OSBORNE KS-MITCHELL KS-934 AM CDT WED JUL 21 2010THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A* FLOOD WARNING FOR...MITCHELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...NORTHEASTERN OSBORNE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...SOUTHERN SMITH COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...EXTREME SOUTHWEST JEWELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...* UNTIL 930 PM CDT THURSDAY* AT 921 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATEDFLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. AN AVERAGE OF 2 TO 5 INCHES OFRAIN WAS ESTIMATED BY DOPPLER RADAR...AND THERE HAVE BEEN SEVERALSIMILAR REPORTS FROM OBSERVERS IN THE WARNED AREA. FIVE INCHES OFRAIN WAS REPORTED IN DOWNS.* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...BELOIT...ASHERVILLE...CAWKER CITY...CEDAR...DOWNS...GAYLORD...GLENELDER...HARLAN...AND PORTIS.THE MAIN AREA OF FLOODING WILL STRETCH ALONG THE NORTH FORK OF THESOLOMON RIVER FROM WESTERN SMITH COUNTY...DOWNSTREAM THROUGH DOWNSAND TO GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO CREST AROUND24 FEET AT PORTIS...OR 9 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. THE WORST FLOODINGALONG THE NORTH FORK OF THE SOLOMON WILL BE FROM GAYLORD DOWNSTREAMTO THE RESERVOIR.THE FLOODING OF THE SOLOMON BASIN WILL CONTINUE IN PARTS OF MITCHELLCOUNTY DOWNSTREAM OF GLEN ELDER RESERVOIR. THE RIVER WAS AT 21 FEETJUST EAST OF THE DAM...AND IS FORECAST TO APPROACH THE 20 FOOT FLOODSTAGE AT BELOIT LATER TODAY.FINALLY...TRIBUTARIES WHICH FEED INTO THE NORTH FORTH OF THESOLOMON...AND THE MAIN STEM SOLOMON RIVER...WILL BE IN FLOOD THROUGHMUCH OF THE DAY TODAY. ITS LIKELY SEVERAL COUNTY ROADS MAY BEDAMAGED...UNDERWATER...OR IMPASSABLE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS ANY DEPTH OF WATER. YOUR VEHICLE CAN BE WASHEDAWAY BY AS LITTLE AS 2 FEET OF MOVING WATER. AVOID FLOOD PRONEAREAS...AND HEED BARRICADED ROADS FOR YOUR SAFETY. REMEMBER...TURNAROUND...DON`T DROWN.&&LAT...LON 3922 9833 3927 9852 3945 9868 3954 98843957 9905 3981 9905 3980 9877 3975 98593960 9842 3941 9791 3921 9792$$

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