821  
WGUS73 KICT 182240  
FFSICT  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS  
540 PM CDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
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SEDGWICK KS-BUTLER KS-  
540 PM CDT TUE JUN 18 2019  
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1115 PM CDT FOR  
EASTERN SEDGWICK AND SOUTHWESTERN BUTLER COUNTIES...  
 
AT 528 PM CDT, THE PUBLIC REPORTED FLASH FLOODING OCCURRING IN EAST  
WICHITA WHERE 3 TO 4 FEET OF WATER WERE REPORTED AT KELLOGG DRIVE  
AND WOODLAWN IN THE WESTBOUND LANES. THREE TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN  
HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING!  
 
SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
WICHITA, DERBY, EL DORADO, ANDOVER, HAYSVILLE, AUGUSTA, PARK CITY,  
VALLEY CENTER, BEL AIRE, GODDARD, ROSE HILL, MAIZE, SEDGWICK,  
TOWANDA, COLWICH, BENTON, DOWNTOWN WICHITA, KECHI, EASTBOROUGH AND  
BENTLEY.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE LIKELY IN THE  
WARNED AREAS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 
A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.  
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNED AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY!  
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE  
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3791 9759 3792 9685 3757 9684 3757 9759  
 

 
 
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