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Kansas, Elk

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 1:14 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 2:15 PM EDT on May 25, 2015


The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas...
Elk County in southeastern Kansas...

* until 115 PM CDT Monday

* at 111 PM CDT... local law enforcement reported flooding across the
counties along County roads especially at low water crossings .

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Sedan... Howard... Cedar Vale... Moline... Longton... Grenola... Peru...
Chautauqua... Elk Falls... Elgin... Niotaze and Hale.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3761 9652 3760 9597 3700 9597 3700 9653


Billings Wright



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 9:53 PM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Monday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southeast Kansas... including the following
areas... Allen... Chautauqua... Elk... Greenwood... Labette...
Montgomery... Neosho... Wilson and Woodson.

* Until 7 am CDT Monday.

* Showers and thunderstorms will remain possible through tonight.
Rain may be moderate to heavy at times. With grounds already
saturated... any additional rainfall will go into runoff and will
likely result in flooding. Minor and moderate river flooding is
already forecast for some of the rivers in southeast Kansas.

* Those with outdoor plans along creeks and rivers need to
monitor the weather situation closely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember to turn around... don't drown.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Record Report

Statement as of 1:31 AM CDT on May 24, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Wichita eisenhower
National...

A record daily maximum rainfall of 1.98 inches was set at Wichita
eisenhower National Airport yesterday... may 23rd. This broke the old
record of 1.88 inches set in 1954.


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