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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Topeka KS
554 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

554 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for east central...north
central and northeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Showers and thunderstorms continue across portions of east
central Kansas through early morning. Heavy rainfall overnight
has resulted in flash flooding over eastern portions of the area.
Rainfall totals have ranged anywhere from 1 to 6 inches in these
areas. An additional inch is still expected over portions of east
central Kansas through mid morning. A Flash Flood Watch also
remains in effect through Tuesday morning for the eastern and
southeastern portions of the outlook area.

Minor flooding is forecast along the Wakarusa River in Shawnee and
Douglas counties today.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday.

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.


Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.


More detailed information can be accessed at...


Flood Warning

Flood Warning
National Weather Service Topeka KS
503 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

...The National Weather Service in Topeka, KS has issued a flood
warning for the following streams in Kansas...

  Wakarusa River near Lawrence 4s affecting Douglas County
  Wakarusa River at Wakarusa affecting Shawnee County


Safety Message...Do not drive into flooded areas. Shallow flowing
water can wash a car from the roadway. Also, the roadbed may be
washed out under the water.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio
and local media.


503 AM CDT Tue Aug 22 2017

The National Weather Service in Topeka, KS has issued a

* Flood warning for
  The Wakarusa River at Wakarusa.
* From this morning to late tonight.
* At 4:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to
  rise to near 18.0 feet by this afternoon.The river will fall below
  flood stage by late this afternoon.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...Minor flooding occurs along the Wakarusa


LAT...LON 3890 9573 3890 9563 3887 9563 3887 9573


Flash Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Topeka KS
810 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Including the cities of Sabetha, Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton,
Wamego, St. Marys, Holton, Valley Falls, Oskaloosa, Perry,
McLouth, Grantville, Meriden, Nortonville, Alma, Eskridge,
Maple Hill, Alta Vista, McFarland, Harveyville, Paxico, Topeka,
Lawrence, Emporia, Osage City, Carbondale, Lyndon, Burlingame,
Overbrook, Ottawa, Burlington, Lebo, and Garnett
810 PM CDT Mon Aug 21 2017


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of east central Kansas and northeast Kansas,
  including the following areas, in east central Kansas,
  Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Lyon, Osage, Shawnee, and
  Wabaunsee. In northeast Kansas, Brown, Jackson, Jefferson,
  Nemaha, and Pottawatomie.

* Through Tuesday morning

* A period of heavy rainfall is expected with the potential for
  a few locations to receive around 2 inches of rain by Tuesday

* The heavy rainfall over a short period of time could lead to
  rapid rises on creeks and streams, especially in urban areas.
  Ponding of water on roads is also likely.


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.



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