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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Anderson; Brown; Clay; Cloud; Coffey; Dickinson; Douglas; Franklin; Geary; Jackson; Jefferson; Lyon; Marshall; Morris; Nemaha; Osage; Ottawa; Pottawatomie; Republic; Riley; Shawnee; Wabaunsee; Washington

NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND NORTHEAST KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL KANSAS...DICKINSON. IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...ANDERSON...COFFEY...DOUGLAS...FRANKLIN...GEARY... LYON...MORRIS...OSAGE...SHAWNEE AND WABAUNSEE. IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...CLAY...CLOUD...OTTAWA...REPUBLIC AND WASHINGTON. IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...BROWN...JACKSON... JEFFERSON...MARSHALL...NEMAHA...POTTAWATOMIE AND RILEY.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING

* SEVERAL ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAINFALL ARE FORECAST TO BEGIN TONIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY. WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE FORECAST WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* LOW LYING AREAS AND THOSE THAT ARE PRONE TO FLOODING COULD SEE FAST RISING WATERS IN A SHORT TIME. CAMPING ALONG CREEKS AND RIVERS WILL POSE A GREATER RISK TO THE DANGERS OF FLASH FLOODING.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. PERSONS PLANNING OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES...ESPECIALLY ON OR NEAR AREA WATER WAYS...SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE FLASH FLOODING POTENTIAL AND STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST WEATHER UPDATES.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Cheyenne County; Kit Carson County

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING... .THE LAST IN A SERIES OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES THAT HAS BROUGHT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ACROSS PARTS OF THE TRI-STATE REGION THE PAST FEW DAYS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. OBSERVED RAINFALL THE PAST FEW DAYS PLUS RADAR ESTIMATES LAST NIGHT SUGGEST AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 83 HAVE THE HIGHEST THREAT FOR FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL COLORADO AND KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...CHEYENNE COUNTY AND KIT CARSON COUNTY. IN KANSAS... GREELEY...LOGAN...SHERMAN...WALLACE AND WICHITA.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO FALL ON WET SOILS FROM THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS.

* FLASH FLOODING COULD WASH OUT LOCAL ROADS, PARTICULARLY IN RURAL AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING TONIGHT. TURN AROUND, DONT DROWN.

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.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Greeley; Logan; Sherman; Wallace; Wichita

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING... .THE LAST IN A SERIES OF WEATHER DISTURBANCES THAT HAS BROUGHT MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN ACROSS PARTS OF THE TRI-STATE REGION THE PAST FEW DAYS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. OBSERVED RAINFALL THE PAST FEW DAYS PLUS RADAR ESTIMATES LAST NIGHT SUGGEST AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 83 HAVE THE HIGHEST THREAT FOR FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL COLORADO AND KANSAS...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...CHEYENNE COUNTY AND KIT CARSON COUNTY. IN KANSAS... GREELEY...LOGAN...SHERMAN...WALLACE AND WICHITA.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* EXCESSIVE RAINFALL FROM SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO FALL ON WET SOILS FROM THE PAST SEVERAL DAYS.

* FLASH FLOODING COULD WASH OUT LOCAL ROADS, PARTICULARLY IN RURAL AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING TONIGHT. TURN AROUND, DONT DROWN.

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.