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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
439 PM CDT Sun May 16 2021

439 PM CDT Sun May 16 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Scattered storms will affect parts of central and especially eastern
Kansas tonight. The stronger storms will be capable of nickel size
hail along with 50 to 60 mph winds. Heavy rain and flooding will
also remain a threat overnight with several flood warnings already
in effect. Do not drive across water covered roads.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

There will be multiple opportunities for thunderstorms through next
week, some of which could be strong to marginally severe. However,
at this time, the threat of widespread, and or significant, severe
weather looks low. Flooding concerns may increase through next
week, especially for areas that see repeated rounds of


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.


For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:


Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
801 PM CDT Sun May 16 2021

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Kansas...

  Cow Creek near Hutchinson affecting Rice and Reno Counties.


Motorists should not attempt to drive around barricades or drive
cars through flooded areas.

Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two
feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around, don`t

Additional information is available at

801 PM CDT Sun May 16 2021

...The Flood Warning remains in effect...

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Cow Creek near Hutchinson.
* From Tuesday morning to late Thursday night.
* At 1:15 PM CDT Sunday the stage was 5.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 9.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late
  Tuesday morning to a crest of 10.0 feet early Wednesday morning.
  It will then fall below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, The low water crossing on Wilson Rd between
  69th Ave to 82nd Ave floods.


          Fld   Observed           Forecasts (7 pm CDT)
Location  Stg   Stg   Day/Time     Mon   Tue   Wed

Cow Creek
Hutchinso 9.5   5.6   Sun 1 pm CDT 8.4   9.9   9.9


LAT...LON 3827 9805 3806 9777 3796 9786 3820 9816



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