Flash Flood Watch - Kansas

Flash Flood Watch
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
357 AM CDT WED APR 29 2009

.THERE WILL BE ABUNDANT MOISTURE ACROSS CENTRAL ANS EASTERN KANSAS
TODAY AND TONIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS THE
STATE. THIS DISTURBANCE WILL CAUSE THUNDERSTORMS TO MOVE FROM WEST
TO EAST. GIVEN ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS...THERE IS A HEIGHTENED
PROBABILITY FOR FLASH FLOODING.

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JEFFERSON-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-
OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA
357 AM CDT WED APR 29 2009

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...NORTH
CENTRAL KANSAS AND NORTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...ANDERSON...COFFEY...DOUGLAS...
FRANKLIN...GEARY...LYON...MORRIS...OSAGE...SHAWNEE AND
WABAUNSEE. IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...DICKINSON. IN NORTHEAST
KANSAS...JEFFERSON.

* FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVES ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE DAY TODAY
AND TONIGHT. DUE TO RECENT RAINFALL...MANY AREAS REMAIN
SATURATED AND UNABLE TO RECEIVE MUCH MORE RAIN. WITH THE
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2
INCHES PER HOUR...FLASH FLOODING COULD OCCUR.

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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