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Flood Advisory issued August 11 at 4:51AM CDT until August 11 at 11:45AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 7:55 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017
Expires: 11:45 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Cherokee County in southeastern Kansas...
* Until 1045 AM CDT
* At 447 AM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to two inches of rain has already fallen. Local law enforcement
reports some minor street flooding in Galena and water over a
roadway near Treece along the Oklahoma border.
* Creeks, streams, and low water crossings will be especially
susceptible to the dangers of flooding.
Locations in the advisory include...
Baxter Springs... Columbus...
Galena... Cherokee...
Weir... Lowell...
Sherman... Scammon...
West Mineral... Treece...
Roseland... Neutral...
Melrose... Riverton...
Lawton... Carona...
Skidmore... Hallowell...
Sherwin... Faulkner...
This advisory includes but is not limited to the following low water
crossings...
Highway 7 at Little Cherry Creek north of Columbus.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches will be likely through
the mid morning hours over the area. This additional rain will
result in minor flooding.

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