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  • Flood Warning for Kiowa County, Kansas
  • FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 1:53 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 9:15 p.m.
  • FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS153 PM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010KSC025-047-057-097-140215-/O.CON.KDDC.FA.W.0007.000000T0000Z-100614T0215Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/EDWARDS KS-FORD KS-KIOWA KS-CLARK KS-153 PM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM CDT FORNORTHEASTERN CLARK...KIOWA...SOUTHEASTERN FORD AND SOUTHERN EDWARDSCOUNTIES...AT 145 PM CDT THE KIOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED THAT WATERCONTINUES TO COVER PARTS OF COUNTY ROAD 230 JUST NORTH OF HIGHWAY156 AND HIGHWAY 54 JUST EAST OF MULLINVILLE.SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO REDEVELOPAND INCREASE IN AREAL COVERAGE ACROSS THIS AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOONAND EARLY THIS EVENING. THIS ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL LIKELYCONTINUE TO CREATE AREAL FLOODING ISSUES THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT.A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONSIMMEDIATELY.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.EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ONSMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBANAREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOWLYING SPOTS.&&LAT...LON 3757 9990 3775 9955 3798 9914 3746 99133735 9990$$18

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