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  • Flood Warning for Meade County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WARNING
  • Effective: Saturday, August 7, 2010 at 8:35 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, August 8, 2010 at 2:30 a.m.
  • FLOOD WARNINGNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS835 PM CDT SAT AUG 7 2010KSC025-119-080730-/O.NEW.KDDC.FA.W.0019.100808T0135Z-100808T0730Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/MEADE KS-CLARK KS-835 PM CDT SAT AUG 7 2010THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A* FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS IN...SOUTHWESTERN CLARK COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST KANSAS...THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF ENGLEWOOD...SOUTHEASTERN MEADE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST KANSAS...* UNTIL 230 AM CDT SUNDAY* AT 827 PM CDT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATEDTHAT BETWEEN 3 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALL NEAR AND WEST OFENGLEWOOD IN EXTREME SOUTHWEST CLARK AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST MEADECOUNTIES SINCE 6 PM. THUNDERSTORMS IN THIS AREA WERE MOVINGSOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH BUT THE HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUETHROUGH 9:30 PM. THIS WILL RESULT IN AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO TWOINCHES OF RAINFALL WHICH WILL LIKELY CREATE SIGNIFICANT PONDING OFWATER AND WATER WILL WASH OVER ROADWAYS IN LOW LYING AREAS. RURALUNPAVED ROADS MAY BRIEFLY BECOME IMPASSABLE.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT...HOWEVERSTREAM RISES ARE EXPECTED TO BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOTEXPECTED. MOST FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOTATTEMPT TO CROSS WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATERCROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.&&LAT...LON 3700 10028 3715 10022 3707 9983 3699 9984$$18

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