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Kansas, Russell

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 11:31 PM CDT on August 31, 2014

Expires 8:30 AM EDT on September 01, 2014


The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
central Ellsworth County in central Kansas...
northern Barton County in central Kansas...
southern Russell County in central Kansas...

* until 730 am CDT Monday

* at 1131 PM CDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated
thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the warned area.

Doppler radar estimated between 2 and 3 inches of rain have fallen
across the area... with additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... as well as farmland along the
banks of creeks and streams.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding. If flooding is observed act quickly. Move up to
higher ground to escape flood waters. Do not stay in areas subject to
flooding when water begins rising.


Lat... Lon 3881 9793 3861 9793 3861 9904 3879 9905


Billings Wright



Local Storm Report



08/31/2014 0557 PM

6 miles SSW of Waldo, Russell County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.





08/31/2014 0557 PM

8 miles S of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Pea and quarter size hail. Time radar estimated




08/31/2014 0557 PM

7 miles SSW of Waldo, Russell County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by public.


            Accumulating hail




08/31/2014 0557 PM

8 miles S of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            Pea and quarter size hail. Time radar estimated





08/31/2014 0557 PM

7 miles SSW of Waldo, Russell County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by public.


            Accumulating hail





08/31/2014 0557 PM

7 miles SSW of Waldo, Russell County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by public.


            Accumulating hail





08/31/2014 0557 PM

6 miles SSW of Waldo, Russell County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on September 01, 2014


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

In 1897... severe thunderstorms pummeled southeast Iowa
with large hail. The hail size was not reported... but it
was reported that hail drifts reached six feet deep 30 to
40 miles southwest of Cedar Rapids! In 1989... severe
thunderstorms raked parts of western Oklahoma with 2 inch
diameter hail and 70 mph winds.


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