765  
WGUS43 KICT 231254  
FLWICT  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
754 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN KANSAS...  
 
COW CREEK NEAR HUTCHINSON AFFECTING RENO AND RICE 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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/O.EXT.KICT.FL.W.0046.000000T0000Z-170526T1424Z/  
/HTCK1.2.ER.170522T2230Z.170524T1800Z.170526T0224Z.NO/  
754 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE COW CREEK NEAR HUTCHINSON.  
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.  
* AT 7:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.0 FEET AND RISING.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 10.6 FEET BY  
WEDNESDAY EVENING THEN WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY  
BEFORE MIDNIGHT.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.5 FEET...THERE ARE NUMEROUS ROAD CLOSURES NORTHWEST  
OF HUTCHINSON DUE TO HIGH WATER. LOW WATER CROSSING ON 43RD STREET  
JUST EAST OF PENNINGTON FLOODS. EXPECT ROAD CLOSURE ON 43RD STREET  
BETWEEN PENNINGTON TO HENDRICKS ROADS. ALSO 69TH STREET FLOODS  
BETWEEN WILSON TO PENNIGTON ROADS. THEN 50TH STREET FLOODS BETWEEN  
WILSON AND PENNIGTON ROADS. FLOODING ALONG PENNINGTON ROAD FROM  
NICKERSON BLVD TO 50TH AVENUE.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME WED THU FRI  
HUTCHINSON 9.5 10.0 TUE 7 AM 10.4 10.4 7.9  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3827 9805 3806 9777 3796 9786 3820 9816  
 

 
 
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