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Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Barton; Russell

NWS Wichita (Southeastern Kansas)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* a portion of Central Kansas, including the following areas, Barton and Russell.

* Through 7 AM Sunday morning.

* Multiple rounds of slow moving storms with intense rainfall rates are expected through daybreak Sunday. Flooding is more likely this evening and overnight than during the morning and early afternoon.

* The heavy rain will likely cause street flooding in poor drainage areas. Some minor rises on area rivers and streams is also possible..

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Remember to turn around, don`t drown. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Cowley; Ellsworth; Harper; Kingman; Reno; Rice; Sedgwick; Sumner

NWS Wichita (Southeastern Kansas)

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Central and South Central Kansas, including the following areas, in Central Kansas, Ellsworth and Rice. In South Central Kansas, Cowley, Harper, Kingman, Reno, Sedgwick, and Sumner.

* From this evening through 7 AM Sunday morning.

* Slow moving thunderstorms with intense rainfall rates are expected to develop early this evening in central Kansas, and spread into south central Kansas during the night.

* The heavy rain will likely cause street flooding in poor drainage areas. Some minor rises on area rivers and streams is also possible..

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Remember to turn around, don`t drown. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Decatur; Gove; Graham; Logan; Norton; Rawlins; Sheridan; Thomas; Wichita

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...Another round of thunderstorms expected this afternoon and tonight... .Thunderstorms will develop in southwest Nebraska this afternoon and then merge into a complex of thunderstorms which will move across parts of northwest Kansas later this afternoon and tonight. These thunderstorms may produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a short period of time, with locally higher amounts possible. Areas which received heavy rainfall last night will be more susceptible to flash flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Kansas and southwest Nebraska, including the following areas, in Kansas, Decatur, Gove, Graham, Logan, Norton, Rawlins, Sheridan, Thomas, and Wichita. In southwest Nebraska, Hitchcock and Red Willow.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Sunday morning

* Heavy rainfall expected with thunderstorms moving through the watch area this afternoon and tonight.

* Some creeks and streams are running high due to recent rainfall. Additional rainfall may cause some of them to leave their banks.

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: Edwards; Ellis; Hodgeman; Lane; Ness; Pawnee; Pratt; Rush; Scott; Stafford; Trego

NWS Dodge City (Southwestern Kansas)

...Flash Flooding Possible Tonight... .Another round of thunderstorms is expected tonight. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts. Many areas are saturated from rains over the previous week, and additional rainfall will runoff the wet soils. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Kansas...south central Kansas...southwest Kansas and west central Kansas...including the following in ...central Kansas...Ellis and Rush. in south central Kansas... Edwards...Pawnee...Pratt and Stafford. in southwest Kansas... Hodgeman. in west central Kansas...Lane...Ness...Scott and Trego.

* Through Sunday morning

* Another round of thunderstorms is expected tonight. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches will be common, with locally higher amounts. The additional rainfall will fall on soils saturated by prior rains over the previous week, leading to rapid and increased runoff.

* Pay attention to water levels near bodies of water, and in low lying areas. If thunderstorms approach, seek higher ground. If outdoors enjoying summer activities, flooding becomes even more dangerous. Ensure you have a way to receive flash flood warnings tonight. Flowing water is particularly dangerous at night, when low visibility makes it very difficult to determine how deep the water is, or how fast it is moving.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.


Flash Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Hitchcock; Red Willow

NWS Goodland (Northwestern Kansas and East Central Colorado)

...Another round of thunderstorms expected this afternoon and tonight... .Thunderstorms will develop in southwest Nebraska this afternoon and then merge into a complex of thunderstorms which will move across parts of northwest Kansas later this afternoon and tonight. These thunderstorms may produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a short period of time, with locally higher amounts possible. Areas which received heavy rainfall last night will be more susceptible to flash flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Kansas and southwest Nebraska, including the following areas, in Kansas, Decatur, Gove, Graham, Logan, Norton, Rawlins, Sheridan, Thomas, and Wichita. In southwest Nebraska, Hitchcock and Red Willow.

* From 1 PM CDT this afternoon through Sunday morning

* Heavy rainfall expected with thunderstorms moving through the watch area this afternoon and tonight.

* Some creeks and streams are running high due to recent rainfall. Additional rainfall may cause some of them to leave their banks.

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: Osborne; Phillips; Rooks; Smith

NWS Hastings (North Central Kansas and South Central Nebraska)

...Flash Flooding Possible Through This Evening... .Scattered thunderstorms will likely continue through this afternoon. Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches could occur with locally higher amounts possible. Some locations already have very saturated soils due to previous rains. These areas will be even more susceptible to flooding. ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of north central Kansas and Nebraska, including the following areas, in north central Kansas, Osborne, Phillips, Rooks, and Smith. In Nebraska, Adams, Buffalo, Dawson, Franklin, Furnas, Gosper, Greeley, Hall, Harlan, Howard, Kearney, Phelps, Sherman, Valley, and Webster.

* Through this evening

* Heavy rainfall associated with slow moving thunderstorms could result in flash flooding.

* Rainfall totals of 1 to 3 inches could occur.. with locally higher amounts possible.

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.