Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
827 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

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827 PM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED AN

*  FOR MINOR FLOODING IN...
  SOUTHERN DICKINSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL KANSAS...
  SOUTHERN GEARY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  NORTHWESTERN MORRIS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  NORTHWESTERN SHAWNEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  NORTHERN WABAUNSEE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  JACKSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN RILEY COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 819 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE AREA. ADDITIONAL SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE WARN AREA THROUGH 1015
PM...AND THIS COULD LEAD TO PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND
INCONVENIENCE FLOODING IN POOR DRAINAGE AREAS

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HOLTON...
  HOYT...
  MAYETTA...
  BELVUE...
  LOUISVILLE...
  ST. MARYS...
  WAMEGO...
  ROSSVILLE...
  ALMA...
  MAPLE HILL...
  MCFARLAND...
  PAXICO...
  ENTERPRISE...
  HERINGTON...
  LATIMER...
  WHITE CITY...
  POTAWATOMI RESERVATION...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 312 AND 340.

THIS REPLACES THE PREVIOUS URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY IN
EFFECT FOR POTTAWATOMIE AND JACKSON COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER ON COUNTRY ROADS AND
FARMLAND ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS AND STREAMS.

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 3942 9558 3942 9559 3920 9559 3910 9596
      3861 9706 3862 9738 3886 9737 3898 9694
      3896 9692 3913 9639 3916 9639 3918 9631
      3935 9650 3957 9586 3957 9579 3959 9578
      3966 9560 3965 9556

$$

GARGAN








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