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  • Flash Flood Watch for Osage County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 at 3:36 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, September 16, 2010 at midnight
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS336 PM CDT WED SEP 15 2010...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING....THUNDERSTORMS EARLIER TODAY HAVE SATURATED THE GROUND ACROSS THEWATCH AREA...WITH ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS AND HEAVY RAIN LIKELYTHROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. THIS HEAVY RAIN WILL LEAD TOINCREASING FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.KSZ026-038>040-054>056-058-059-160500-/O.CON.KTOP.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-100916T0500Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA336 PM CDT WED SEP 15 2010...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDTTONIGHT...THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THEFOLLOWING AREAS...ANDERSON...COFFEY...DOUGLAS...FRANKLIN...LYON...OSAGE... SHAWNEE...WABAUNSEE AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES.* UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT* THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWOINCHES PER HOUR WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THROUGH THISEVENING. GROUND CONDITIONS ARE ALREADY SATURATED...AND HEAVYRAINFALL MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOTIMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA ARE ADVISEDTO CHECK PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READYFOR QUICK ACTION IF FLOODING THREATENS.&&$$

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