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Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:53 PM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 1:15 PM EDT on May 29, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the marais des cygnes river near Quenemo.
* Until Saturday evening.
* At 10:00 am Friday the stage was 25.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... south Stubbs Road floods south of the marais
des cygnes river, 2.5 miles south of Quenemo.


Lat... Lon 3855 9556 3860 9553 3859 9548 3853 9552







953 PM CDT Fri may 27 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the marais des cygnes river at Ottawa.
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 9:30 PM Friday the stage was 33.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 31.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 33.4 feet by
early Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage early
Sunday morning.


Lat... Lon 3863 9551 3862 9507 3852 9507 3856 9514 3858 9551







Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:08 PM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 28, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Kansas... east central Kansas... north
central Kansas and northeast Kansas... including the following
areas... in central Kansas... Dickinson. In east central
Kansas... Anderson... Coffey... Douglas... Franklin... Geary...
Lyon... Morris... Osage... Shawnee and Wabaunsee. In north
central Kansas... Clay... cloud... Ottawa... Republic and
Washington. In northeast Kansas... Brown... Jackson...
Jefferson... Marshall... Nemaha... Pottawatomie and Riley.

* Through Saturday morning

* additional showers and thunderstorms... some heavy at times are
expected to develop through the afternoon into the evening
hours. Heavy rainfall has fallen over the last few days and
additional heavy rains could lead to flash flooding as well as
flooding of streams and creeks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Local Storm Report



05/27/2016 1131 am

3 miles W of Ottawa, Franklin County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Water Rescue at a home. Numerous roads west of Ottawa
            impassable due to high water





05/27/2016 1131 am

3 miles W of Ottawa, Franklin County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Water Rescue at a home. Numerous roads west of Ottawa
            impassable due to high water





05/27/2016 1131 am

3 miles W of Ottawa, Franklin County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Water Rescue at a home. Numerous roads west of Ottawa
            impassable due to high water





05/27/2016 1131 am

3 miles W of Ottawa, Franklin County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Water Rescue at a home. Numerous roads west of Ottawa
            impassable due to high water





05/27/2016 1131 am

3 miles W of Ottawa, Franklin County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Water Rescue at a home. Numerous roads west of Ottawa
            impassable due to high water





05/27/2016 0818 am

5 miles NE of Princeton, Franklin County.

Heavy rain m1.87 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour total





05/27/2016 0818 am

5 miles NE of Princeton, Franklin County.

Heavy rain m1.87 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour total





05/27/2016 0818 am

5 miles NE of Princeton, Franklin County.

Heavy rain m1.87 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            24 hour total



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:13 PM CDT on May 27, 2016


... NWS damage survey for 5_26_2016 tornado event...

.Wamego tornado...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 110 mph
path length /statute/: 5.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 200 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 5_26_2016
start time: 220 PM CDT
start location: Wamego

End date: 5_26_2016
end time: 246 PM CDT
end location: 1 mi north Louisville


This tornado developed near the Kansas river in the south part of Wamego
and traveled north through Wamego damaging trees and producing some minor
roof damage to homes. The tornado intensified and produced more intense
damage north of Wamego then traveling through Louisville before ending.

.Silver Lake tornado...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 1.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 50 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: 5_26_2016
start time: approx. 406 PM CDT
start location: Silver Lake

End date: 5_26_2016
end time: approx. 409 PM CDT
end location: 1.5 ENE Silver Lake


A small tornado occurred in Silver Lake and move quickly within an area of
damaging straight line winds associated with a Bow echo. The apparent tornado
path appeared to be around 50 yards wide. The Straight line wind damage swath
was much larger and was responsible for overturning irrigation pivots and other
damage south of Highway 24.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph*

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the event and publication in
NWS storm data.


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Arizona - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
California - Freeze Warning
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Georgia - Hurricane Statement , Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Iowa - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Record Report
Maine - Air Quality Alert
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Minnesota - Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
New Hampshire - Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Record Report
New York - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
North Carolina - Hurricane Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Oregon - Freeze Warning
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Tropical Storm Warning , Hurricane Statement
Tennessee - Flood Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Record Report
Virginia - Air Quality Alert
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement

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