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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:46 AM MDT on May 23, 2015

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on May 24, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from noon MDT /1 PM CDT/ today
through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of east central Colorado...
northwest Kansas and southwest Nebraska... including the
following areas... in east central Colorado... Kit Carson and
Yuma. In northwest Kansas... Cheyenne KS. In southwest
Nebraska... Dundy.

* From noon MDT /1 PM CDT/ today through this evening

* widespread rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches... with some
locations receiving as much as 6 inches... were reported Friday
night. With more moderate to heavy rainfall expected this
afternoon and evening over the same area... flash flooding may
occur.

* Central Kit Carson County will be especially favorable for flash
flooding due to rainfall totals of 6 inches occurring there last
night.

* Please report any flash flooding to local law enforcement.
Reports can also be sent to the National Weather Service in
Goodland by phone or through social media.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that additional rainfall may result in
flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Monitor later forecasts and be prepared to move quickly to higher
ground should flash flooding occur.



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Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM MDT on May 23, 2015


... On this date in weather history...

In 2008, a large wedge tornado developed about 9 miles south of
Quinter in Gove County kanasas and moved north, eventually dissipating
2 miles southeast of park. This tornado caused extensive damage to
several homes, including EF4 damage to one home which was completely
destroyed. A car and a pickup truck were tossed or bounced 200 yards
at the residence. Nearby, two other homes suffered extensive damage.
This tornado caused two injuries, including the driver of a vehicle
which was thrown off Interstate 70, and a man attempting to
get into his storm cellar when he was struck by flying debris.

In 2011, lightning struck the transmitter tower of kngn radio in McCook, Nebraska. The station was off the air for several days awaiting repairs to the main and backup power sources.


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