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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:20 AM CDT on May 29, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 30, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Kansas... south central Kansas and
southeast Kansas... including the following areas... in central
Kansas... Chase and Marion. In south central Kansas... Butler...
Cowley... Harper... Harvey... Kingman... Reno... Sedgwick and
Sumner. In southeast Kansas... Allen... Chautauqua... Elk...
Greenwood... Labette... Montgomery... Neosho... Wilson and
Woodson.

* Through Saturday morning.

* Showers and thunderstorms will affect the region through tonight.
Given the already saturated grounds... any additional rainfall
will aggravate existing flooding... or result in renewed
flooding. Excessive runoff may also lead to rapid rises on
rivers and streams.

* Those with outdoor plans along creeks and rivers need to
monitor the weather situation closely for the next couple of
days.

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.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on May 29, 2015


... On this date in weather history...

In 1951... a massive hailstorm occurred from Wallace to
Kearney County in Kansas. The hail caused $6 million
damage to crops. In 1953... an F4 tornado possessing a
track 20 miles long and around one third of a mile
wide... tore through Morton and Emmons counties of south
central North Dakota. The twister killed 2 and injured
20. One of the deaths occurred in Fort Rice... where a
catholic church was leveled. Its pews were jammed 4 feet
into the ground!


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