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  • Flash Flood Watch for Ottawa County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 8:20 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 4 p.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS820 PM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-141100-/O.CON.KTOP.FF.A.0002.000000T0000Z-100614T2100Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA820 PM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS ANDNORTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EASTCENTRAL KANSAS...ANDERSON...COFFEY...DOUGLAS...FRANKLIN...GEARY...LYON...MORRIS...OSAGE...SHAWNEE AND WABAUNSEE. INNORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...CLAY...CLOUD...DICKINSON...OTTAWA...REPUBLIC AND WASHINGTON. IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...BROWN...JACKSON...JEFFERSON...MARSHALL...NEMAHA...POTTAWATOMIE ANDRILEY.* THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON* THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS MAY PERSIST FOR MUCHOF THE NIGHT. A MORE ROBUST COMPLEX OF THUNDERSTORMS OVERCENTRAL KANSAS WILL MOVE ACROSS EAST CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTKANSAS LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. WITH AVERY MOIST AIRMASS IN PLACE...RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWOINCHES PER HOUR CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE STRONGEST THUNDERSTORMS.SEVERAL THUNDERSTORMS REPEATEDLY MOVING OVER THE SAME AREA WOULDINCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING. IN ADDITION...MUCH OF THEAREA HAS SEEN MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WITHIN THE PAST FEW DAYS.ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS INCREASE THE FLOODING RISK OVERNIGHT.* FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE IN ANY AREA THAT RECEIVES HEAVYRAINFALL TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING. IN ADDITION...RIVERFLOODING IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH MID-WEEK.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 HAVE A PLAN IN PLACE...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY TO MOVE TOHIGHER GROUND IF FLOODING THREATENS.&&$$

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