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  • Flood Watch for Rice County, Kansas
  • FLOOD WATCH
  • Effective: Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 3:41 a.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, July 8, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • FLOOD WATCHNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS341 AM CDT THU JUL 8 2010KSZ050-082130-/O.EXB.KICT.FA.A.0004.100708T1200Z-100709T0000Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/RICE-INCLUDING THE CITY OF...LYONS341 AM CDT THU JUL 8 2010...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THISEVENING...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS EXPANDED THE* FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF CENTRAL KANSAS...INCLUDINGTHE FOLLOWING AREA...RICE* FROM 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING THROUGH THIS EVENING.* SHOWERS AND OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED.* RAINFALL RATES OF ONE TO TWO INCHES PER HOUR MAY OVERWHELMSTORM DRAINS IN URBAN AREAS RESULTING IN STREET FLOODING. LOWWATER CROSSINGS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE IN RURAL AREAS. TYPICALFLOOD PRONE AREAS WILL LIKELY FLOOD. THE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINWILL LIKELY CAUSE MORE RISES ON RIVERS. NEW OR REVISED RIVERFLOOD WARNINGS MAY BE REQUIRED.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.&&$$

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