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Dense Fog Advisory

Statement as of 4:13 AM CDT on August 30, 2015

Expires 11:00 AM EDT on August 30, 2015

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am CDT this morning...

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until 10 am CDT this morning.

* Timing... conditions will continue to deteriorate through 8 am...
with conditions expected to improve by 10 am.

* Impacts... areas with visibilities of less that one quarter mile
are likely. The dense fog is likely along highways 50 and
56... I-70 and I-135 between Newton and Salina. Abrupt changes in
visibilities are also likely across the Flint Hills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down.
Use your headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on August 30, 2015

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

In 2003... tragedy struck the Kansas Turnpike... when the
deadly Jacob creek flash flood inundated a one quarter
mile section of the Interstate... 12 miles southwest of
Emporia. Seven vehicles were swept off the Turnpike.
One was a minivan with a family of six... of which five
perished. A sixth fatality resulted when a man's vehicle
stalled. In 1915... the temperature in Salina plunged to
42 degrees to set a record low for the city in the month
of August.

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Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
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