Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
626 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

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RENO KS-RICE KS-
626 PM CDT THU APR 16 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM CDT THURSDAY FOR
WESTERN RENO AND SOUTHEASTERN RICE COUNTIES...

SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS EARLIER IN THE EVENING PRODUCED AT LEAST 3
INCHES OF RAIN OVER PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST RENO AND SOUTHERN RICE
COUNTY. THIS MAY HAVE CAUSED RELATIVELY MINOR FLOODING OF VARIOUS
LOW-LYING AND FLOOD-PRONE AREAS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
STERLING...NICKERSON...LITTLE RIVER...TURON...SYLVIA...ALDEN...
PLEVNA...ABBYVILLE AND LANGDON.

WHILE THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN FOR THE TIME BEING HAS
WANED...ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY MOVE INTO THE AREA
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...PRODUCING ADDITIONAL RAINFALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY 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 3812 9847 3839 9812 3845 9793 3819 9792
      3790 9822 3773 9844 3773 9846

$$

KLEINSASSER


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