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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 10:17 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 2:30 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


The National Weather Service in Wichita, KS has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Walnut river at Winfield.
* From Sunday morning until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 10:01 PM Saturday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 25.0 feet by early Tuesday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning.
* Impact... at 22.0 feet... a large portion of the Fairgrounds flood
along with roads west of rock and 3 miles northwest of Winfield.



                     Fld observed forecast 7 PM
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue
Winfield 18.0 12.2 Sat 10 PM 20.8 24.9 23.6


lat... Lon 3745 9709 3727 9709 3713 9703 3713 9687
      3731 9697 3745 9696





1012 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

The National Weather Service in Wichita, KS has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Arkansas River at Arkansas City.
* From late tonight until late Tuesday night.
* At 10:00 PM Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 14.8 feet by early Monday morning. The
river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday early afternoon.
* Impact... at 14.0 feet... the city begins to check and start closing
storm water flood gates.



                     Fld observed forecast 7 PM
location stg stg day time sun Mon Tue
Arkansas City 11.0 10.0 Sat 10 PM 14.6 13.0 10.4


lat... Lon 3715 9722 3703 9713 3700 9703 3700 9684
      3710 9703 3717 9704





741 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
Cowley County in south central Kansas...
Sumner County in south central Kansas...

* until 130 PM CDT Sunday

* at 736 PM CDT... Doppler radar and automated rain gauges indicated
that heavy rain was falling over the area. That heavy rain will
cause flooding. Up to three inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Arkansas City... Winfield... Wellington... Caldwell... Oxford...
Argonia... South Haven... Dexter... Geuda Springs... Mayfield...
Milan... Hunnewell... Perth... Maple City and Strother Field Airport.

Flood waters are moving down the Chikaskia river in Sumner County.
In addition... Slate Creek near Wellington is expected to rise above
flood stage this evening. Flood waters may begin to cover low-lying
spots southeast of Wellington as well as Woods Park within the city.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.


Lat... Lon 3730 9780 3730 9652 3701 9653 3700 9779


McGuire



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 10:32 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 24, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Kansas and south central Kansas...
including the following areas... in central Kansas... Chase and
Marion. In south central Kansas... Butler... Cowley... Harvey...
Sedgwick and Sumner.

* Through Sunday afternoon.

* Another round of showers and thunderstorms is possible late
tonight into Sunday. Storm total rainfall amounts of 2-4 inches
is expected in the watch area. With grounds already
saturated... any additional rainfall will go into runoff and will
likely result in flooding. Main-Stem rivers will likely
experience significant rises with a few going into flood.

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

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.


Local Storm Report



05/23/2015 1105 PM

Arkansas City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






05/23/2015 0535 PM

Arkansas City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m1.78 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer measures 1.78 inches of rain since 7
            this morning. No flood was reported.





05/23/2015 0535 PM

Arkansas City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m1.78 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer measures 1.78 inches of rain since 7
            this morning. No flood was reported.





05/23/2015 0535 PM

Arkansas City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m1.78 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer measures 1.78 inches of rain since 7
            this morning. No flood was reported.





05/23/2015 0535 PM

Arkansas City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m1.78 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer measures 1.78 inches of rain since 7
            this morning. No flood was reported.





05/23/2015 0358 PM

4 miles WNW of Maple City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m0.92 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained spotter measures 0.92 inches of rain in the last
            30 minutes to an hour.





05/23/2015 0358 PM

4 miles WNW of Maple City, Cowley County.

Heavy rain m0.92 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Trained spotter measures 0.92 inches of rain in the last
            30 minutes to an hour.



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