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Flash Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
425 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

KSZ012-024-026-037>040-054>056-058-059-232100-
/O.EXT.KTOP.FF.A.0001.150524T0000Z-150525T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BROWN-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-
OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HIAWATHA...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...
EMPORIA...OTTAWA
425 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS AND NORTHEAST KANSAS...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  ANDERSON...COFFEY...DOUGLAS...FRANKLIN...LYON...MORRIS...
  OSAGE...SHAWNEE AND WABAUNSEE. IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...BROWN...
  JACKSON AND JEFFERSON.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY MORNING

* PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL PASS THROUGH THE AREA
  THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO
  TO FOUR INCHES ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMMON...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS
  OVER FIVE INCHES POSSIBLE. WITH WET GROUND CONDITIONS AND
  ELEVATED RIVER LEVELS FROM RECENT RAINFALL...FLASH FLOODING AND
  RIVER FLOODING MAY RESULT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT
IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THE WATCH AREA ARE ADVISED
TO CHECK PREPAREDNESS REQUIREMENTS...KEEP INFORMED...AND BE READY
FOR QUICK ACTION IF FLOODING THREATENS.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
351 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-240900-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
351 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THROUGH
THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. THE MAIN HAZARD FROM THESE STORMS WILL
BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL...WITH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL FORECAST TO
OCCUR MAINLY ALONG AND EAST OF A COUNCIL GROVE TO HIAWATHA
LINE...AND COULD BRING FLASH FLOODING AS WELL AS RIVER FLOODING. A
FLASH FLOOD WATCH HAS BEEN POSTED FOR THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND POSSIBLE FLOODING CONTINUES
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING. BY SUNDAY EVENING RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2
TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FOR LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA.

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO
THE EVENING. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

&&

MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TOP/SITREP

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