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Flood Warning for Americus, Kansas


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Topeka KS
1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas...


Black Vermillion River at Frankfort affecting Marshall County
Chapman Creek near Chapman affecting Dickinson County
Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
Kansas River at Manhattan affecting Pottawatomie...Riley and
Wabaunsee Counties
Lyon Creek near Junction City affecting Geary County
Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa affecting Franklin County
Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo affecting Franklin and Osage
Counties
Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading affecting Lyon and Osage
Counties
Mill Creek Near Paxico affecting Wabaunsee County
Neosho River at Leroy affecting Coffey County
Pottawatomie Creek near Garnett affecting Anderson County
Pottawatomie Creek at Lane affecting Franklin County
Republican River at Clay Center affecting Clay County
Saline River at Tescott affecting Ottawa and Saline Counties
Salt Creek near Lyndon affecting Osage County
Smoky Hill River near Abilene Sand Spring affecting Dickinson County
Solomon River near Niles affecting Dickinson...Ottawa and Saline
Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas..

Big Blue River near Blue Rapids affecting Marshall County
Fancy Creek near Randolph affecting Riley County
Neosho River near Emporia 3nw affecting Lyon County
Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids affecting Lyon County
Salt Creek near Ada affecting Ottawa County
Smoky Hill River near Enterprise affecting Dickinson County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.



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1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading.
* until Wednesday afternoon.
* At 9:46 AM Tuesday the stage was 21.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 22.1 feet by this
afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage early Wednesday
morning.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...Overlow on the right bank is in several
swift channels over Road Y 5, 3 miles north of Reading.



LAT...LON 3856 9602 3860 9596 3853 9586 3849 9592







Flood Warning for Americus, Kansas


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Topeka KS
1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas...


Black Vermillion River at Frankfort affecting Marshall County
Chapman Creek near Chapman affecting Dickinson County
Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
Kansas River at Manhattan affecting Pottawatomie...Riley and
Wabaunsee Counties
Lyon Creek near Junction City affecting Geary County
Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa affecting Franklin County
Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo affecting Franklin and Osage
Counties
Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading affecting Lyon and Osage
Counties
Mill Creek Near Paxico affecting Wabaunsee County
Neosho River at Leroy affecting Coffey County
Pottawatomie Creek near Garnett affecting Anderson County
Pottawatomie Creek at Lane affecting Franklin County
Republican River at Clay Center affecting Clay County
Saline River at Tescott affecting Ottawa and Saline Counties
Salt Creek near Lyndon affecting Osage County
Smoky Hill River near Abilene Sand Spring affecting Dickinson County
Solomon River near Niles affecting Dickinson...Ottawa and Saline
Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas..

Big Blue River near Blue Rapids affecting Marshall County
Fancy Creek near Randolph affecting Riley County
Neosho River near Emporia 3nw affecting Lyon County
Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids affecting Lyon County
Salt Creek near Ada affecting Ottawa County
Smoky Hill River near Enterprise affecting Dickinson County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.



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1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 20.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 25.7 feet by
early Thursday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 25.5 feet...Highway K 99 on the north bank begins to
flood.



LAT...LON 3843 9635 3838 9606 3836 9606 3835 9613 3838 9635







Flood Warning for Americus, Kansas


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Topeka KS
1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas...


Black Vermillion River at Frankfort affecting Marshall County
Chapman Creek near Chapman affecting Dickinson County
Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
Kansas River at Manhattan affecting Pottawatomie...Riley and
Wabaunsee Counties
Lyon Creek near Junction City affecting Geary County
Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa affecting Franklin County
Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo affecting Franklin and Osage
Counties
Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading affecting Lyon and Osage
Counties
Mill Creek Near Paxico affecting Wabaunsee County
Neosho River at Leroy affecting Coffey County
Pottawatomie Creek near Garnett affecting Anderson County
Pottawatomie Creek at Lane affecting Franklin County
Republican River at Clay Center affecting Clay County
Saline River at Tescott affecting Ottawa and Saline Counties
Salt Creek near Lyndon affecting Osage County
Smoky Hill River near Abilene Sand Spring affecting Dickinson County
Solomon River near Niles affecting Dickinson...Ottawa and Saline
Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas..

Big Blue River near Blue Rapids affecting Marshall County
Fancy Creek near Randolph affecting Riley County
Neosho River near Emporia 3nw affecting Lyon County
Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids affecting Lyon County
Salt Creek near Ada affecting Ottawa County
Smoky Hill River near Enterprise affecting Dickinson County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.



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1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids.
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 23.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 30.6 feet by
Wednesday early afternoon then begin falling.
* Impact...At 31.0 feet...South Street near the river floods.



LAT...LON 3838 9606 3842 9605 3830 9586 3826 9588







Flood Warning for Americus, Kansas


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Topeka KS
1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas...


Black Vermillion River at Frankfort affecting Marshall County
Chapman Creek near Chapman affecting Dickinson County
Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
Kansas River at Manhattan affecting Pottawatomie...Riley and
Wabaunsee Counties
Lyon Creek near Junction City affecting Geary County
Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa affecting Franklin County
Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo affecting Franklin and Osage
Counties
Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading affecting Lyon and Osage
Counties
Mill Creek Near Paxico affecting Wabaunsee County
Neosho River at Leroy affecting Coffey County
Pottawatomie Creek near Garnett affecting Anderson County
Pottawatomie Creek at Lane affecting Franklin County
Republican River at Clay Center affecting Clay County
Saline River at Tescott affecting Ottawa and Saline Counties
Salt Creek near Lyndon affecting Osage County
Smoky Hill River near Abilene Sand Spring affecting Dickinson County
Solomon River near Niles affecting Dickinson...Ottawa and Saline
Counties

...The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas..

Big Blue River near Blue Rapids affecting Marshall County
Fancy Creek near Randolph affecting Riley County
Neosho River near Emporia 3nw affecting Lyon County
Neosho River Near Neosho Rapids affecting Lyon County
Salt Creek near Ada affecting Ottawa County
Smoky Hill River near Enterprise affecting Dickinson County

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.



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1005 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Neosho River near Emporia 3nw.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 9:52 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to
rise to near 23.6 feet by Wednesday early afternoon.The river will
fall below flood stage by Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 19.5 feet...Prairie Street, north of the bridge, floods.



LAT...LON 3844 9625 3847 9621 3842 9605 3838 9606







Flood Advisory for Americus, Kansas


Flood Advisory
National Weather Service Topeka KS
902 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

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902 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas
for...
Jefferson County in northeastern Kansas...
Dickinson County in central Kansas...
Geary County in east central Kansas...
Southeastern Riley County in northeastern Kansas...
Morris County in east central Kansas...
Shawnee County in east central Kansas...
Wabaunsee County in east central Kansas...
Douglas County in east central Kansas...
Osage County in east central Kansas...
Southeastern Pottawatomie County in northeastern Kansas...
Jackson County in northeastern Kansas...
Lyon County in east central Kansas...

* Until 200 PM CDT.

* At 900 AM CDT, Doppler Radar and trained weather spotters reported
heavy rain across northeastern and east-central Kansas that will
cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage
areas will result in minor flooding. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen over the last 24 hours on already saturated
ground.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Topeka, Lawrence, southern Manhattan, Emporia, Junction City,
Abilene, Baldwin City, Wamego, Holton, Osage City, Herington,
Council Grove, Carbondale, Valley Falls, Rossville, Oskaloosa,
Alma, Eskridge, Tecumseh and Eudora.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 35 between mile markers 128 and 140, and between mile
markers 156 and 167.
Interstate 70 between mile markers 277 and 355.
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 116 and 205.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate route.



LAT...LON 3874 9550 3843 9551 3843 9595 3824 9636
3852 9635 3852 9693 3861 9693 3861 9737
3887 9737 3958 9556 3942 9557 3942 9518
3897 9519 3898 9516 3895 9509 3899 9506
3875 9506




Flood Warning for Americus, Kansas


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
833 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas...


Cottonwood River near Florence affecting Marion County.

Cottonwood River at Cottonwood Falls affecting Chase County.

Cottonwood River near Plymouth affecting Chase and Lyon Counties.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two
feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown.



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833 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
The Cottonwood River near Plymouth.
* Until Friday evening.
* At 8:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 31.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 32.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
rise to near 36.5 feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will
fall below flood stage by late Friday morning.
* Impact...At 37.0 feet...Major flooding can be expected. Water levels
may reach to 4 feet above the ground floors of structures 2.25
miles west of the gage site from Road A. At half a mile north of
gage, water levels may reach as high as 1/2 the distance to the
electric meters on utility poles.




FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM
Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri
Plymouth 32.0 31.8 Tue 08 AM 36.3 34.8 33.1



LAT...LON 3848 9649 3849 9636 3833 9636 3833 9642





Flood Warning for Americus, Kansas


Flood Warning
National Weather Service Topeka KS
659 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

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659 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

The National Weather Service in Topeka has extended the

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

* Until 200 PM CDT Tuesday.

* At 658 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Up to three inches of rain
have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Ottawa, Garnett, Burlington, Wellsville, Centropolis, Lebo, Pomona,
Waverly, Olpe, Richmond, Colony, Williamsburg, New Strawn,
Hartford, Gridley, Greeley, Princeton, Neosho Rapids, Lane and
Rantoul.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area through the morning and afternoon hours.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 141 and 155, and
between mile markers 168 and 198.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.



LAT...LON 3817 9596 3817 9635 3825 9636 3843 9595
3843 9551 3874 9550 3874 9506 3804 9508
3804 9595




Hazardous Weather Outlook for Americus, Kansas


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Topeka KS
404 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

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404 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for east central...north
central and northeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.


Additional rainfall today will continue to exacerbate flooding
across the area, with several rivers rising into or above flood
stage. Flash flooding is also possible in locally heavy rainfall
over saturated ground, and a flash flood watch remains in effect
through this evening.

Thunderstorms that develop this afternoon and evening may become
severe, with large hail and damaging winds the primary hazard,
with an isolated tornado also possible. This threat is greater
near the surface low and warm front as they move through central
and north central Kansas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.


Wednesday evening thunderstorms may bring another chance for
severe weather, with another threat for severe storms on Thursday
into Thursday night.

River flooding is expected to continue through much of the
week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is possible for a few strong storms this
afternoon and evening.



More detailed information can be accessed at...
http://www.weather.gov/top/sitrep




Flash Flood Watch for Americus, Kansas


Flood Watch
National Weather Service Topeka KS
258 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

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Including the cities of Belleville, Washington, Hanover, Clifton,
Linn, Greenleaf, Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Sabetha,
Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton, Concordia, Clay Center, Manhattan,
Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry,
McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville, Minneapolis,
Bennington, Abilene, Herington, Junction City, Council Grove,
Alma, Eskridge, Maple Hill, Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville,
Paxico, Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia, Osage City, Carbondale,
Lyndon, Burlingame, Overbrook, Ottawa, Burlington, Lebo,
and Garnett
258 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central Kansas, north central Kansas, and
northeast Kansas.

* Through this evening.

* Another round of heavy rainfall is expected to move through the
area today. With grounds already saturated, this heavy rain
could easily lead to flash flooding. The heavy rain will also
cause area rivers and streams to go over flood stages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

Those who live in flood prone areas should be ready to take
action once heavy rain begins. If water levels begin to rise,
move to higher ground immediately.






Hydrologic Outlook for Americus, Kansas


Hydrologic Outlook
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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Topeka KS
1040 PM CDT Mon May 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Hydrologic
Outlook for the following streams: Cross Creek...Kansas River...
Little Blue River...Marais Des Cygnes River...Neosho River...Smoky
Hill River...Soldier Creek...Solomon River.

This hydrologic outlook is based on predicted rainfall and estimated
runoff from earlier rainfall. Crests may vary if actual rainfall or
runoff is greater or less than anticipated.

Location: Smoky Hill River near Junction City
Flood stage: 22.0 feet
Latest stage: not available
Forecast crest: 22.5 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Kansas River near Belvue
Flood stage: 20.0 feet
Latest stage: 12.9 feet at 9 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 20.7 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Kansas River at Ft Riley
Flood stage: 21.0 feet
Latest stage: 14.4 feet at 9 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 22.6 feet Thursday May 23


Location: Kansas River at Lecompton
Flood stage: 17.0 feet
Latest stage: 10.3 feet at 10 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 21.0 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Kansas River at Lawrence
Flood stage: 18.0 feet
Latest stage: 14.1 feet at 10 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 21.9 feet Thursday May 23


Location: Kansas River at Topeka
Flood stage: 26.0 feet
Latest stage: 14.5 feet at 9 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 29.4 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Marais Des Cygnes River at Ottawa
Flood stage: 31.0 feet
Latest stage: 15.1 feet at 9 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 31.9 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Neosho River near Americus
Flood stage: 26.0 feet
Latest stage: 14.1 feet at 10 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 26.7 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Neosho River near Emporia 3nw
Flood stage: 19.0 feet
Latest stage: 11.3 feet at 8 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 24.0 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Soldier Creek near Delia
Flood stage: 26.0 feet
Latest stage: 14.7 feet at 9 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 27.8 feet Tuesday May 21


Location: Solomon River near Glasco
Flood stage: 22.0 feet
Latest stage: 16.8 feet at 8 PM Sunday
Forecast crest: 22.6 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Solomon River at Minneapolis
Flood stage: 26.0 feet
Latest stage: 17.5 feet at 10 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 27.8 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Cross Creek near Rossville
Flood stage: 25.0 feet
Latest stage: 16.0 feet at 10 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 26.6 feet Wednesday May 22


Location: Little Blue River near Barnes
Flood stage: 16.0 feet
Latest stage: 7.2 feet at 9 PM Monday
Forecast crest: 18.4 feet Thursday May 23


Later statements, possibly warnings, may be issued as additional
information becomes available.



Any use of the information on this page is at your own risk. This information should not be relied upon in life-threatening situations, potential financial loss situations or in lieu of any officially disseminated information. Visit the National Weather Service for official information.

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