Coffey Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 10:44 AM CDT on May 24, 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...
southern Douglas County in east central Kansas...
Franklin County in east central Kansas...
Lyon County in east central Kansas...
Osage County in east central Kansas...

* until 445 PM CDT Sunday

* at 1040 am CDT... light to moderate rain is overspreading the area.
Another one quarter to one half inch of rain will be possible this
afternoon in the warned areas.

* Locations impacted include...
all of Anderson... Coffey... southern Douglas... Franklin... Lyon and
Osage counties. Any communities in the warned area should be alert
for flooded creeks and streams for the rest of the day. Some County
roads in the warned area may also see water flowing over the
roadway. Do not drive into flooded roads!

This includes the Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 117 and 164.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 128 and 199.

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.

Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the
roadway. The water depth may be too great to allow your car to cross
safely.

Do not underestimate the power of flood waters. Only a few inches of
rapidly flowing water can quickly carry away your vehicle.


Lat... Lon 3804 9507 3804 9595 3818 9597 3818 9636
      3873 9633 3874 9595 3886 9594 3888 9505





929 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The National Weather Service in Topeka, KS has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Neosho river at LeRoy.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 7:00 am Sunday the stage was 27.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 23.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
this afternoon.
* Impact... at 27.0 feet... the Missouri, Pacific and the Missouri,
Kansas and Texas Railroad tracks overflow.


Lat... Lon 3816 9567 3804 9559 3804 9566 3813 9571








927 am CDT sun may 24 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Neosho river near Neosho Rapids.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 8:30 am Sunday the stage was 23.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 22.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 27.1 feet by
Monday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday
early afternoon.
* Impact... at 26.0 feet... water covers large areas over both banks.


Lat... Lon 3838 9606 3842 9605 3830 9586 3826 9588







Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:42 AM CDT on May 24, 2015

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kansas and northeast Kansas...
including the following areas... in east central Kansas...
Anderson... Coffey... Douglas... Franklin... Lyon... Osage and
Shawnee. In northeast Kansas... Jefferson.

* Through Monday morning

* periods of showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast this
afternoon and tonight. Localized heavy rainfall remains
possible. Given wet ground conditions and elevated river levels
from recent rainfall... flash flooding and river flooding may
result.

* Several river flood warnings and an areal Flood Warning are in
effect over parts over parts of the watch area.

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.





Local Storm Report


05/24/2015 1116 am

6 miles E of New Strawn, Coffey County.

Heavy rain m3.06 inch, reported by co-op observer.






05/24/2015 1116 am

6 miles E of New Strawn, Coffey County.

Heavy rain m3.06 inch, reported by co-op observer.






05/24/2015 1116 am

6 miles E of New Strawn, Coffey County.

Heavy rain m3.06 inch, reported by co-op observer.






05/24/2015 0840 am

Gridley, Coffey County.

Heavy rain m3.85 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0840 am

Le Roy, Coffey County.

Heavy rain m2.60 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0840 am

Lebo, Coffey County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/23/2015 1040 PM

Burlington, Coffey County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding ongoing in Coffey County with roads closed in
            Burlington... including 16th and Angus where water was
            running over the Road.





05/23/2015 1040 PM

Burlington, Coffey County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Flooding ongoing in Coffey County with roads closed in
            Burlington... including 16th and Angus where water was
            running over the Road.



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