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Sky View of Flood Waters

KSAL StaffMay 24, 2019

Lt. Colonel Doug Dutton, pilot with the Civil Air Patrol in Salina went airborne Thursday to track the rising flood waters from the Smoky Valley to Topeka as part of an effort to assist state officials in understanding the impact of the 2019 flood.

Areas in north Salina including the Webster Conference Center are encountering rising flood waters with more rain predicted to fall during the 3-day Memorial Day weekend.

Flooding in New Cambria. Photo by Cadet Isaac Garretson

 

Members from the Kansas Wing of the Civil Air Patrol have been volunteering their time in several communities this week, assisting with ongoing disaster response including sandbagging in Salina, Chapman and Solomon.

Flooding in Chapman. Photos by Cadet Isaac Garretson

 

Flooding near Wakefield. Photo by Cadet Isaac Garretson

 

The Civil Air Patrol is an all volunteer organization that is an auxilliary of the United States Air Force. The Kansas Wing headquarters are located at the Salina airport, 3010 Arnold Avenue.

 

 

 

 

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