Event: Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Topeka KS
Description: …The Flood Warning continues for the following streams in Kansas…
Big Blue River near Blue Rapids affecting Marshall County
Black Vermillion River at Frankfort affecting Marshall County
Buffalo Creek near Jamestown affecting Cloud County
Chapman Creek near Chapman affecting Dickinson County
Cottonwood River near Emporia affecting Lyon County
Solomon River near Niles affecting Dickinson…Ottawa and Saline
The Flood Warning continues for
The Cottonwood River near Emporia.
* from this evening to Sunday morning.
* At 9:30 AM Friday the stage was 14.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage by this evening and continue to
rise to near 22.0 feet by early Saturday morning.The river will
fall below flood stage by Saturday early afternoon.
* Impact…At 23.0 feet…North bank of the Cottonwood River begins to
flood. Lowland flooding occurs along the Cottonwood River from
Plymouth to Neosho Rapids.
Instruction: 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Lyon, KS
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4360051-3645768
CAP MessageType: Update