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NWS warns of flooding along Salt Creek

The National Weather Service in Topeka, Kan., has issued a flood warning for Salt Creek near Lyndon, Kan. The warning is in effect today, April 30, 2019, until Wednesday morning.

At 1:01 p.m. today, Salt Creek’s stage was 6.4 feet. Flood stage is 10.0 feet. Minor flooding is forecast with a rise above flood stage by late afternoon. The creek is expected to continue to rise to near 10.5 feet by early this evening. The creek will fall below flood stage by late evening. At the 10-foot stage, minor low land flooding begins in farm field just west of the U.S. Highway 75 bridge at the south edge of Lyndon.

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