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Areal Flood Advisory

Statement as of 5:22 AM CDT on August 05, 2015

Expires 9:15 AM EDT on August 05, 2015


The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
southern Dickinson County in central Kansas...

* until 815 am CDT

* at 521 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause Urban and Small Stream flooding in
the advisory area. Radar indicates that between 2 and 4 inches of
rain has fallen in portions of southern Dickinson County
overnight. Standing water has been reported on Highway 4.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Herington... hope... Woodbine and Carlton.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... as well as farm and country roads. Do not
attempt to travel across flooded roads. Find alternate routes.


Lat... Lon 3880 9737 3890 9736 3887 9693 3861 9693
      3861 9737



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:24 AM EDT on August 05, 2015

... storm safety information... .

A severe weather watch has been issued by the National Weather Service
in Topeka for a portion of Kansas. In the interest of public safety,
the following safety information is provided.

A watch means conditions are favorable for severe weather development
within the watch area. There is no cause for immediate concern, and you may
go about your normal business. Stay informed of the weather situation.
Know your County, nearby cities, and local landmarks whether at home or
on the Road. Listen to weather radio or local media for updated weather
information.

A warning means a severe thunderstorm or tornado has been observed or is
indicated by Doppler weather radar. If a warning is issued for your
location, immediately put your emergency safety plan into action.

... Severe thunderstorms may produce...

Strong damaging winds... damaging downburst winds associated with a severe
thunderstorm will be greater than 60 mph. Go indoors or into a basement
or storm shelter and stay away from windows.

Large hail... destructive hail associated with a severe thunderstorm will be
greater than one inch in diameter. Go indoors or into a basement and stay
away from windows.

Heavy rain... heavy rain may produce flash flooding quickly. Avoid low lying
and poor drainage areas. Be cautious when driving at night as roads could be
washed out. Turn around, don't drown.

Deadly lightning... lightning is a an underrated killer. When lightning
threatens, get indoors and away from windows, stay away from trees or towers
and avoid lakes and boats.

Tornadoes... tornadoes are natures most violent storms. The best shelters are
a basement or underground storm shelter on the lowest floor in the middle of
the building, or in an interior hallway or designated shelter area. Avoid
windows, Mobile homes and large open spaces like a gymnasium or auditorium.
If on the Road, drive to find safe shelter. As a last resort either abandon
vehicles and get into a ditch or stay belted in your vehicle crouched below
the window line.

Again, stay informed of the weather situation. Know your County, nearby cities,
and local landmarks whether at home or on the Road.

Listen to weather radio or local media for updated weather information.


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