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  • Flood Warning for Lane County, Kansas
  • FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Friday, April 23, 2010 at 4:29 a.m.
  • Expires: Friday, April 23, 2010 at 12:30 p.m.
  • FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS429 AM CDT FRI APR 23 2010KSC101-231730-/O.CON.KDDC.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-100423T1730Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/LANE KS-429 AM CDT FRI APR 23 2010...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 PM CDT FORNORTHWESTERN LANE COUNTY...AT 425 AM CDT MAJOR STREET FLOODING WAS STILL OCCURRING IN THE TOWNOF HEALY. THE LANE COUNTY SHERIFF REPORTED 4 FEET OF WATER COVERINGSOME OF THE STREETS AROUND HIGHWAY K4 IN DOWNTOWN HEALY.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...DO NOT DROWN.TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAYYOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.LAT...LON 3869 10068 3869 10039 3857 10052 3851 10068$$KRUSE

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