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  • Flash Flood Warning for Sumner County, Kansas
  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING
  • Effective: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 3:13 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, June 14, 2010 at 8:30 a.m.
  • FLASH FLOOD WARNINGKSC191-141330-/O.EXT.KICT.FF.W.0006.000000T0000Z-100614T1330Z//00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTEDFLASH FLOOD WARNINGNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS313 AM CDT MON JUN 14 2010THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS EXTENDED THE* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...SUMNER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...* UNTIL 830 AM CDT.* AT 310 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATEDVERY HEAVY RAIN FROM A THUNDERSTORM OVER THE WARNED AREA.DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED BETWEEN 2 AND 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLENACROSS THE AREA...WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF UP TO ONE INCHPOSSIBLE.* LOCATIONS WITHIN THE WARNING INCLUDE...ARGONIA...BELLE PLAINE...CALDWELL...CONWAY SPRINGS...GEUDASPRINGS...HUNNEWELL...MAYFIELD...MILAN...OXFORD...SOUTH HAVEN...WELLINGTON...PERTH...RIVERDALE...WELLINGTON AIRPORT.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALLCREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...AS WELL AS FARMLAND ALONG THEBANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THEDANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVEUP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREASSUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.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.&&LAT...LON 3746 9780 3747 9715 3700 9714 3700 9780$$SCHRECK

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