Chautauqua Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 8:36 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
Greenwood County in southeastern Kansas...
Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas...
eastern Chase County in east central Kansas...
Elk County in southeastern Kansas...

* until 230 am CDT

* at 835 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Eureka... Sedan... Madison... Howard... Cedar Vale... Strong City...
Moline... Longton... Hamilton... Severy... Grenola... Fall River...
Peru... Chautauqua... Elk Falls... Elgin... Niotaze... Climax... Virgil
and Eureka City Lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

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. Move to higher ground.


Lat... Lon 3852 9653 3852 9635 3817 9635 3817 9596
      3700 9597 3700 9653


McGuire



Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:32 PM CDT on May 23, 2015

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southeast Kansas... including the following
areas... Allen... Chautauqua... Elk... Greenwood... Labette...
Montgomery... Neosho... Wilson and Woodson.

* Through Monday morning.

* Showers and thunderstorms will continue overnight through
Sunday. The rain will be heavy at times. Storm total rainfall
amounts of 2 to 4 inches is expected with locally higher amounts
possible. With grounds already saturated... any additional
rainfall will go into runoff and will likely result in
flooding... including some river flooding.

* Those with outdoor plans along creeks and rivers need to
monitor the weather situation closely this weekend.

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.





Local Storm Report


05/23/2015 0930 PM

Sedan, Chautauqua County.

Heavy rain m1.65 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Since 7 am





05/23/2015 1130 PM

Peru, Chautauqua County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Ponding along us166 near Peru





05/23/2015 1130 PM

Peru, Chautauqua County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Ponding along us166 near Peru





05/23/2015 0930 PM

Sedan, Chautauqua County.

Heavy rain m1.65 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Since 7 am





05/23/2015 0930 PM

Sedan, Chautauqua County.

Heavy rain m1.65 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Since 7 am





05/23/2015 0915 PM

Chautauqua, Chautauqua County.

Heavy rain m1.18 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer measures 1.18 inches of rain since 7
            this morning.




05/23/2015 0915 PM

Chautauqua, Chautauqua County.

Flood, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer reports minor street flooding in
            Chautauqua and Sedan.





05/23/2015 0915 PM

Chautauqua, Chautauqua County.

Heavy rain m1.18 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer measures 1.18 inches of rain since 7
            this morning.




05/23/2015 0915 PM

Chautauqua, Chautauqua County.

Flood, reported by co-op observer.


            Cooperative observer reports minor street flooding in
            Chautauqua and Sedan.



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