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Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:06 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 10:43 AM EDT on May 27, 2015


The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Anderson County in east central Kansas...
Coffey County in east central Kansas...
Franklin County in east central Kansas...
Lyon County in east central Kansas...
Osage County in east central Kansas...

* until 800 am CDT

* at 204 am CDT... radar indicated that widespread 2 to 4 inches of
rain fell over the past 12 hours.

* Locations impacted include...
Burlingame...
Carbondale...
Lyndon...
Melvern...
Osage City...
Overbrook...
Quenemo...
Admire...
Allen...
Americus...
Bushong...
Emporia...
Hartford...
Neosho Rapids...
reading...
Lane...
Ottawa...
Pomona...
Princeton...
Rantoul...
Richmond...
Wellsville...
Williamsburg...
Burlington...
Le Roy...
Waverly...
Colony...
Garnett...
Greeley...
Kincaid...
Lone Elm...
Westphalia...

This includes the Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 118 and 165.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 128 and 198.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media outlets for the
latest weather information.


Lat... Lon 3805 9508 3805 9595 3818 9596 3817 9635
      3874 9635 3873 9594 3886 9594 3886 9552
      3874 9552 3873 9507


Sanders



1103 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

... A Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 230 am CDT for
Franklin... southeastern Coffey and Anderson counties...

At 1058 PM CDT... local law enforcement officials reported flash
flooding over the warned area... with Road closures in Kincaid and
Burlington... as well as some County roads. Additional moderate to
heavy rain will worsen the flooding situation tonight.

Locations impacted include...
Centropolis... Lane... Ottawa... Pomona... Princeton... Rantoul...
Richmond... Wellsville... Williamsburg... Burlington... Gridley... Le
Roy... New Strawn... Colony... Garnett... Greeley... Harris...
Kincaid... Lone Elm... and Westphalia.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 168 and 199.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Runoff from this storm will cause flash flooding of creeks and
streams... highways and underpasses. Additionally roads and farmlands
along the banks of creeks and streams and low lying areas are subject
to flash flooding.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. Move to higher ground... away from rising water.


Lat... Lon 3870 9505 3869 9506 3861 9506 3804 9508
      3804 9596 3817 9596 3839 9552 3874 9550
      3874 9506 3873 9505


Barjenbruch



1057 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pottawatomie creek near Scipio .
* From Sunday morning to late Monday night.
* At 10:45 PM Saturday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Sunday morning and
continue to rise to near 26.3 feet by early Monday morning.The
river will fall below flood stage by Monday afternoon.
* Impact... at 25.6 feet... farmers fields to the south of the creek
near Ohio Road floods.


Lat... Lon 3835 9527 3844 9512 3841 9507 3831 9525







1057 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Pottawatomie creek at Lane.
* From Sunday evening to Tuesday evening.
* At 10:30 PM Saturday the stage was 7.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday evening and continue to
rise to near 26.1 feet by Monday morning.The river will fall below
flood stage by Tuesday morning.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... north Kansas Avenue just north of the
Railroad tracks floods.


Lat... Lon 3844 9512 3850 9500 3848 9494 3844 9504 3841 9507







1057 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

* at 2:34 PM Saturday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Sunday early afternoon and
continue to rise to near 24.7 feet by Monday morning.The river will
fall below flood stage by Monday evening.
* Impact... at 24.5 feet... south Stubbs Road 2 miles south of Quenemo
floods.


Lat... Lon 3855 9556 3860 9553 3859 9548 3853 9552







1057 PM CDT Sat may 23 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the marais des cygnes river at Ottawa.
* From late Sunday night to Wednesday morning.
* At 10:30 PM Saturday the stage was 13.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 31.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by early Monday morning and
continue to rise to near 32.7 feet by Monday evening.The river will
fall below flood stage by Tuesday before midnight.
* Impact... at 31.0 feet... lowland areas near the river flood.


Lat... Lon 3863 9551 3862 9507 3852 9507 3856 9514 3858 9551







Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:23 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch now in effect 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.

* 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.





Hydrologic Statement

Statement as of 8:56 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 5:55 AM EDT on May 24, 2015


Forecast information for
marais des cygnes river near Quenemo.
* At 2:34 PM Saturday the stage was 6.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by and continue to rise to near
24.7 feet by Monday morning.
* Forecast... the river will rise to near 16.2 feet Sunday early
afternoon.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... lowland areas along the river flood.


Lat... Lon 3855 9556 3860 9553 3859 9548 3853 9552







Local Storm Report



05/23/2015 1100 PM

5 miles se of Overbrook, Franklin County.

Heavy rain m2.98 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Rainfall total as of 11 PM. Still raining.





05/23/2015 0750 PM

Pomona, Franklin County.

Flood, reported by public.


            Minor flooding reported in Pomona.



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