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WGUS43 KICT 121354  
FLWICT  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
754 AM CST SAT JAN 12 2019  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING  
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER 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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754 AM CST SAT JAN 12 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA, KS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE COW CREEK NEAR HUTCHINSON.  
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 7:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.4 FEET AND STEADY.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 9.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO  
RISE TO NEAR 10.4 FEET BY TUESDAY EARLY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER WILL  
FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THURSDAY MORNING.  
* 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 PENNINGTON ROADS. THEN 50TH STREET FLOODS BETWEEN  
WILSON AND PENNINGTON ROADS. FLOODING OCCURS ALONG PENNINGTON ROAD  
FROM NICKERSON BLVD TO 50TH AVENUE.  
 

 
 
FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 6 AM  
LOCATION STG STG DAY TIME SUN MON TUE  
HUTCHINSON 9.5 4.4 SAT 7 AM 5.2 9.6 10.4  
 

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

 
 
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