Flash Flood Watch

Last Updated: 03:54 AM. Friday, May 19, 2017 CDT

Until 07:00 AM. Saturday, May 20, 2017

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-192300- /O.CON.KICT.FF.A.0004.000000T0000Z-170520T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion- Chase-Reno-Harvey-Butler-Greenwood-Woodson-Allen-Kingman-Sedgwick- Harper-Sumner-Cowley-Elk-Wilson-Neosho-Chautauqua-Montgomery- Labette- Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City, Hutchinson, Newton, El Dorado, Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola, Humboldt, Kingman, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center, Wichita, Anthony, Harper, Attica, Wellington, Winfield, Arkansas City, Howard, Moline, Longton, Grenola, Neodesha, Fredonia, Chanute, Sedan, Cedar Vale, Coffeyville, Independence, and Parsons 350 AM CDT Fri May 19 2017 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas, and Southeast Kansas, including the following areas, in Central Kansas, Barton, Chase, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Marion, McPherson, Rice, Russell, and Saline. In South Central Kansas, Butler, Cowley, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Reno, Sedgwick, and Sumner. In Southeast Kansas, Allen, Chautauqua, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, and Woodson. * Through Saturday morning. * Periods of heavy rain are expected across the region today and tonight. Very heavy rainfall rates associated with showers and thunderstorms may result in flooding or flash flooding. * Additionally, several rivers and streams are expected to reach or exceed flood stage late Friday through the weekend, especially over the eastern half of Kansas. Moderate river flooding is possible. Stay tuned for any river flood warning statements. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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. && $$

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Forecast by

Meteorologist James Aydelott