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Flood Watch for KRSL Listening Area Thru Tuesday Morning

Flood Watch 7-28From the National Weather Service as of Sunday afternoon:

Flood Watch now in effect from 1 PM CDT this afternoon through
Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch is now in effect for

* portions of central Kansas... south central Kansas and
southeast Kansas... including the following areas... in central
Kansas... Barton... Chase... Ellsworth... Lincoln... Marion...
McPherson... Rice... Russell and Saline. In south central
Kansas... Butler... Cowley... Harper... Harvey... Kingman... Reno...
Sedgwick and Sumner. In southeast Kansas... Allen...
Chautauqua... Elk... Greenwood... Labette... Montgomery... Neosho...
   Wilson and Woodson

* from 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Tuesday morning.

* Additional 2 to 4 inches of rain are expected across the region
today through Tuesday morning. With 2 to 3 inches of rain having
occurred across most areas since July 25th... widespread
flooding is likely.

* Flooding is likely... especially in low-lying and poor drainage
areas. Significant rises on rivers are also likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor forecasts closely... especially those issued
later today through Monday night! Be alert for possible flood warnings
and be ready to take immediate action should flooding develop.
Those living in flood prone areas should be especially prepared to
take immediate action in case flooding becomes imminent.

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