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WGUS83 KICT 150829  
FLSICT  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
329 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN KANSAS...  
 
VERDIGRIS RIVER AT INDEPENDENCE AFFECTING MONTGOMERY AND WILSON  
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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/IDPK1.1.ER.180815T0657Z.180815T0816Z.180815T1251Z.NO/  
329 AM CDT WED AUG 15 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE VERDIGRIS RIVER AT INDEPENDENCE.  
* FROM EARLY THIS MORNING UNTIL THIS EVENING.  
* AT 3:16 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 31.1 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 30.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST AROUND 31.2 FEET JUST BEFORE DAWN  
THIS MORNING AND BEGIN A SLOW FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY LATE THIS  
MORNING.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME THU FRI SAT  
INDEPENDENCE 30.0 31.1 WED 03 AM 14.9 6.3 1.7  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3738 9558 3713 9555 3714 9576 3739 9573  
 

 
 
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