Flood Watch - Kansas

Flood Watch
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
412 AM CDT WED MAY 13 2009

KSZ053-069>072-093>096-098>100-131715-
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CHASE-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-
CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COTTONWOOD FALLS...EL DORADO...
AUGUSTA...EUREKA...YATES CENTER...IOLA...WINFIELD...
ARKANSAS CITY...HOWARD...FREDONIA...CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...
COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...PARSONS
412 AM CDT WED MAY 13 2009

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND
SOUTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL
KANSAS...CHASE. IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...BUTLER AND COWLEY.
IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS...ALLEN...CHAUTAUQUA...ELK...GREENWOOD...
LABETTE...MONTGOMERY...NEOSHO...WILSON AND WOODSON.

* FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS AFTERNOON ALONG A
COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA. WITH THE GROUND
ALREADY SATURATED...AND RIVERS STILL RUNNING HIGHER THAN
NORMAL...FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY OF THE STRONGER
THUNDERSTORMS. AVERAGE RAINFALL AMOUNTS SHOULD BE HIGHEST EAST
OF A LINE FROM YATES CENTER TO SEDAN...HOWEVER A SINGLE
THUNDERSTORM COULD PRODUCE FLOODING RAINFALL ANYWHERE IN OR NEAR
THE WATCH AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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HOWERTON


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