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  • Flash Flood Warning for Johnson County, Kansas
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Friday, August 20, 2010 at 11:06 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 21, 2010 at 4 a.m.
  • FLASH FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO1106 PM CDT FRI AUG 20 2010KSC091-210900-/O.CON.KEAX.FF.W.0059.000000T0000Z-100821T0900Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/JOHNSON KS-1106 PM CDT FRI AUG 20 2010...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL JOHNSON COUNTYIN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS UNTIL 400 AM CDT...AT 11 PM...RADAR INDICATED THAT WHILE THE HEAVIEST RAINS HAD SHIFTEDINTO JACKSON COUNTY...ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WERE DEVELOPING BACKTOWARD LAWRENCE. THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE UNTIL 1 AM...ANDWILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORRENTIAL RAINFALL.RAINFALL AMOUNTS SINCE 7 PM HAVE RANGED FROM THREE AND A HALF TOJUST OVER 4 INCHES ACROSS LENEXA AND OVERLAND PARK.RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TOOCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...LEAWOOD...LENEXA...OLATHE...OVERLAND PARK AND PRAIRIE VILLAGE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF SMALLCREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSESAS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THEDANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOTENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOTSTAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.&&LAT...LON 3900 9461 3888 9461 3884 9488 3897 9488$$BOOKBINDER

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