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  • Flood Warning for Rush County, Kansas
  • FLOOD STATEMENT
  • Effective: Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 1:39 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, June 13, 2010 at 9 p.m.
  • FLOOD STATEMENTNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS139 PM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010KSC083-135-145-165-140200-/O.CON.KDDC.FA.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100614T0200Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/NESS KS-RUSH KS-PAWNEE KS-HODGEMAN KS-139 PM CDT SUN JUN 13 2010...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FORHODGEMAN...PAWNEE...SOUTHERN RUSH AND SOUTHEASTERN NESS COUNTIES...AT 131 PM CDT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE ACROSSTHE AREA. HODGEMAN COUNTY LAW ENFORCEMENT ALSO REPORTS WATERCOVERING MANY OF THE SECONDARY ROADS ACROSS NORTHEAST HODGEMANCOUNTY...MAINLY IN THE LOW LYING AREAS.A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONSIMMEDIATELY.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTOAREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLYDEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFULENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODEDROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ONSMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBANAREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOWLYING SPOTS.EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ONSMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS ANDFARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.&&LAT...LON 3803 9892 3812 9937 3810 9960 3792 99953793 10019 3847 9954 3855 9902 3826 99023825 9893$$18

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