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  • Flood Watch for Marion County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 3:50 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 1 p.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS350 AM CDT WED SEP 8 2010...WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL AND POSSIBLE FLOODING HEADING FORSOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS....THE REMNANTS OF TROPICAL STORM HERMINE WILL TRACK NORTHWARDACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS FROM THIS AFTERNOONINTO MIDDAY THURSDAY. TROPICAL MOISTURE AND HEAVY RAINFALL ISEXPECTED TO ACCOMPANY HERMINES REMNANTS. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULTIN FLOODING PROBLEMS.KSZ052-053-068>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-082100-/O.CON.KICT.FA.A.0006.100908T2100Z-100909T1800Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/MARION-CHASE-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARION...COTTONWOOD FALLS...NEWTON...EL DORADO...AUGUSTA...EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...HARPER...WELLINGTON...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...PARSONS350 AM CDT WED SEP 8 2010...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGHTHURSDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS ANDSOUTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRALKANSAS...CHASE AND MARION. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...BUTLER...COWLEY...HARPER...HARVEY...KINGMAN...SEDGWICK AND SUMNER. INSOUTHEAST KANSAS...ALLEN...CHAUTAUQUA...ELK...GREENWOOD...LABETTE...MONTGOMERY...NEOSHO...WILSON AND WOODSON* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON.* WIDESPREAD RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP NORTHWARD INTO SOUTHCENTRAL AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON...THEN CONTINUINGTHROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. THE RAIN WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.WIDESPREAD 3 TO 4 INCH RAIN AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED ROUGHLY ALONGAND EAST OF THE KANSAS TURNPIKE...WITH SOME LOCALES POSSIBLYRECEIVING UP TO 5 INCHES. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN FLOODINGPROBLEMS. SOME AREA RIVERS MAY ALSO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.* PERSONS IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SUCH AS NEAR STREAMS AND CREEKS...RIVERS AND LOW-LYING AREAS SHOULD BE READY TO TAKE ACTION ANDMOVE TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ONCURRENT FORECASTS.YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLEFLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BEPREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.&&$$LAWSON

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