Sat, 25 May: Cloudy, with Hazards – L: 64°, H: 81°

Wichita’s forecast for today, created at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Overnight, cloudy, with a low around 64. Then later, Saturday, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly between 10pm and 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 65. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Then later, Sunday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 83. South wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:12 am and the sun will set at 8:40 pm.

There are 7 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Little Arkansas River Near Halstead affecting Harvey County. Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick affecting Sedgwick County. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Little Arkansas River At Alta Mills affecting Harvey and Reno Counties. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-252156- /o. Kict. T0000z-190526t0824z/ /sedk1. T0935z. T0317z. T2024z. NR/ 256 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick. Until late tonight. At 2:31 AM Saturday the stage was 22. feet. Flood stage is 22. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late this afternoon. Impact. At 23. feet. Agricultural fields flood more so on the east bank and overflows begin to cross 109th Street just 2 tenths of a mile east of Ridge Road. A section of Ridge Road floods at about one half mile north of 109th where it crosses the river. Steet Water covers 4th Street for about half a mile east of Madison Road in the town of Sedgwick. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Sedgwick 22. Sat 03 AM 20. Lon 3800 9740 3777 9731 3772 9745 3792 9754.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc155-173-252154- /o. Kict. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /havk1. T0507z. T0945z. T0000z. NR/ 254 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Haven. Until further notice. At 2:31 AM Saturday the stage was 11. feet. Flood stage is 10. feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to a stage of 11. feet by Sunday morning. Impact. At 12. feet. Flooding overspreads pasture land along both banks to an extent of 30 feet. The river current will be swift with violent eddys in the middle channel. Water over tops the dike about 3 miles upstream from the gage site at Haven Road. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Haven 10. Sat 03 AM 11. Lon 3805 9782 3787 9744 3773 9751 3795 9789.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-252154- /o. Kict. T0000z-190527t0730z/ /drbk1. T1500z. T0245z. T1930z. NR/ 254 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River at Derby. Until late Sunday night. At 2:00 AM Saturday the stage was 14. feet. Flood stage is 12. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early Sunday afternoon. Impact. At 15. feet. Flooding of agricultural areas will occur. Flood waters begin to flow across Washington Street on the west side of the river. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Derby 12. Sat 02 AM 12. Lon 3763 9728 3754 9721 3750 9732 3761 9739.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-252154- /o. Kict. T0000z-190527t1630z/ /mulk1. T1425z. T0615z. T0430z. NR/ 254 AM Central Daylight Time Sat May 25 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Mulvane. Until Monday morning. At 2:15 AM Saturday the stage was 20. feet. Flood stage is 16. feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late Sunday evening. Impact. At 20. feet. Flood waters may begin to impact Highway 53, about 1000 ft west of the river bridge gage site. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sun Mon Tue Mulvane 16. Sat 02 AM 17. Lon 3754 9721 3742 9712 3735 9725 3749 9733.

Flood Warning. Ksc001-015-017-019-035-049-073-077-079-095-099-115-125-133-155-173- 191-205-207-251545- /o. Kict. T0000z-190525t1545z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Wilson KS-Labette KS-Neosho KS-Montgomery KS-Reno KS-Butler KS- Marion KS-Kingman KS-Sumner KS-Woodson KS-Greenwood KS-Allen KS- Elk KS-Cowley KS-Sedgwick KS-Harvey KS-Chase KS-Harper KS- Chautauqua KS- 1030 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The National Weather Service in Wichita has extended the. Flood Warning for. Wilson County in southeastern Kansas. Labette County in southeastern Kansas. Neosho County in southeastern Kansas. Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas. Reno County in south central Kansas. Butler County in south central Kansas. Marion County in central Kansas. Kingman County in south central Kansas. Sumner County in south central Kansas. Woodson County in southeastern Kansas. Greenwood County in southeastern Kansas. Allen County in southeastern Kansas. Elk County in southeastern Kansas. Cowley County in south central Kansas. Sedgwick County in south central Kansas. Harvey County in south central Kansas. Chase County in east central Kansas. Harper County in south central Kansas. Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas. Until 1045 AM Central Daylight Time Saturday. At 1025 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding on both secondary and primary roadways through out the warned area. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Wichita, Hutchinson, Derby, Newton, El Dorado, Arkansas City, Winfield, Andover, Haysville, Parsons, Coffeyville, Independence, Augusta, Chanute, Wellington, Park City, Valley Center, Bel Aire, Mulvane and Iola. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Most of this rain is expected develop this afternoon and into he evening hours in the warned area. Short term rain rates of 4 to 5 inches are possible causing additional flash flooding. This includes the following highways. Interstate 135 between Mile Markers 0 and 42. Interstate 35 between Mile Markers 1 and 115. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. Lon 3700 9835 3738 9835 3739 9846 3817 9847 3817 9737 3861 9737 3861 9693 3852 9693 3852 9636 3817 9636 3817 9596 3804 9596 3804 9508 3700 9508.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Another round of thunderstorms is expected across the region late this afternoon through tonight. Strong to severe storms capable of large hail, damaging winds and perhaps a few tornadoes are once again possible. Additionally, very heavy rainfall rates on top of already saturated ground will likely lead to additional flash flooding. Widespread river flooding, some of which is significant, will continue for several days. Additional rainfall will only aggravate the current situation. Please see the latest River Flood Warnings for the latest information. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. Another round of thunderstorms will impact the region Sunday afternoon and night, with the greatest chances generally along and west of the Kansas Turnpike corridor. Severe thunderstorms capable of all hazards are possible, along with pockets of very heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding. There is a conditional threat for a few severe thunderstorms Monday evening, generally west of I-135. If a storm or two can manage to develop, all severe weather hazards will be possible. Another round of scattered to numerous thunderstorms is expected Tuesday afternoon and night across mainly eastern Kansas. All severe hazards are once again possible, along with very heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding. Significant and high-impact river flooding will continue well into next week. Please see the latest River Flood Warnings for the latest information. Please continue to monitor later forecasts as we refine the threat areas for each day. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is likely this afternoon through tonight. Rainfall reports are always appreciated.

Flood Watch. Additional thunderstorms expected late this afternoon through tonight. Flash flood watch remains in effect through sunday morning. The Flash Flood Watch continues for. portions of Central Kansas and South Central Kansas, including the following areas, in Central Kansas, Chase, Marion, McPherson, Rice, and Saline. In South Central Kansas, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Reno, Sedgwick, and Sumner. Through tonight. Additional thunderstorms are expected late this afternoon through tonight across the region. High rainfall rates and associated flash flooding will be possible with any of this activity. Rapidly rising water can wash cars away and quickly flood homes. In addition to the flash flood threat, rivers and creeks will quickly rise, exacerbating the ongoing flooding. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions would likely develop that would cause flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Remember to turn around, don`t drown, ESPECIALLY Alaska Time NIGHT. All forecasts should be monitored closely! Be prepared to take immediate action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. Those living along or near creeks and streams are especially at risk.

See you tomorrow!

Fri, 24 May: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 66°, H: 77°

Wichita’s weather outlook for today, as of 5:16 AM on Friday, the 24th of May. Overnight, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 66. South wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Then later, Friday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Cloudy, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Friday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 3am. Cloudy, with a low around 66. Chance of precipitation is 60%. And then, Saturday, a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 81. South wind 8 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:13 am and the sun will set at 8:39 pm.

There are 7 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Little Arkansas River At Alta Mills affecting Harvey and Reno Counties. Little Arkansas River Near Halstead affecting Harvey County. Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick affecting Sedgwick County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-242327- /o. Kict. T0000z-190526t0448z/ /sedk1. T0935z. T0317z. T1648z. NR/ 428 AM Central Daylight Time Fri May 24 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick. Until Saturday evening. At 4:15 AM Friday the stage was 24. feet. Flood stage is 22. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late Saturday morning. Impact. At 24. feet. Expect SW 96th St and Emma Creek Rd to be down to one lane due to the flood waters spreading out over parts of the road. th Street west of Ridge Road will begin to take on water. On the west side of Sedgwick expect W 4th St to be closed between Emma Creek Rd to Madison Rd. Some streets close to W 4th St and Madison, Ridge Rd area will experience water over the street curbs. Flood waters will cover parts of Ridge Rd from around W 4th St southward to 1st St. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sat Sun Mon Sedgwick 22. Fri 04 AM 22. Lon 3800 9740 3777 9731 3772 9745 3792 9754.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc155-173-242324- /o. Kict. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /havk1. T0507z. T0945z. T0000z. NR/ 425 AM Central Daylight Time Fri May 24 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Haven. Until further notice. At 4:01 AM Friday the stage was 11. feet. Flood stage is 10. feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 12. feet by early Saturday afternoon then begin falling. Impact. At 12. feet. Flooding overspreads pasture land along both banks to an extent of 30 feet. The river current will be swift with violent eddys in the middle channel. Water over tops the dike about 3 miles upstream from the gage site at Haven Road. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sat Sun Mon Haven 10. Fri 04 AM 12. Lon 3805 9782 3787 9744 3773 9751 3795 9789.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-242324- /o. Kict. T0000z-190527t2000z/ /drbk1. T1500z. T0931z. T0800z. NR/ 425 AM Central Daylight Time Fri May 24 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River at Derby. Until Monday afternoon. At 4:01 AM Friday the stage was 13. feet. Flood stage is 12. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 13. feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday morning. Impact. At 12. feet. Expect overflows on the west river bank. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sat Sun Mon Derby 12. Fri 04 AM 13. Lon 3763 9728 3754 9721 3750 9732 3761 9739.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-242324- /o. Kict. T0000z-190528t0900z/ /mulk1. T1425z. T0930z. T2100z. NR/ 425 AM Central Daylight Time Fri May 24 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Mulvane. Until late Monday night. At 3:15 AM Friday the stage was 18. feet. Flood stage is 16. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 18. feet by Saturday morning. The river will fall below flood stage Monday afternoon. Impact. At 18. feet. Flood waters begin to impact the River Vista subdivision at 111th South Street. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Sat Sun Mon Mulvane 16. Fri 03 AM 18. Lon 3754 9721 3742 9712 3735 9725 3749 9733.

Flood Warning. Ksc001-015-017-019-035-049-073-077-079-095-099-115-125-133-155-173- 191-205-207-251545- /o. Kict. T0000z-190525t1545z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Wilson KS-Labette KS-Neosho KS-Montgomery KS-Reno KS-Butler KS- Marion KS-Kingman KS-Sumner KS-Woodson KS-Greenwood KS-Allen KS- Elk KS-Cowley KS-Sedgwick KS-Harvey KS-Chase KS-Harper KS- Chautauqua KS- 1030 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The National Weather Service in Wichita has extended the. Flood Warning for. Wilson County in southeastern Kansas. Labette County in southeastern Kansas. Neosho County in southeastern Kansas. Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas. Reno County in south central Kansas. Butler County in south central Kansas. Marion County in central Kansas. Kingman County in south central Kansas. Sumner County in south central Kansas. Woodson County in southeastern Kansas. Greenwood County in southeastern Kansas. Allen County in southeastern Kansas. Elk County in southeastern Kansas. Cowley County in south central Kansas. Sedgwick County in south central Kansas. Harvey County in south central Kansas. Chase County in east central Kansas. Harper County in south central Kansas. Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas. Until 1045 AM Central Daylight Time Saturday. At 1025 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding on both secondary and primary roadways through out the warned area. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Wichita, Hutchinson, Derby, Newton, El Dorado, Arkansas City, Winfield, Andover, Haysville, Parsons, Coffeyville, Independence, Augusta, Chanute, Wellington, Park City, Valley Center, Bel Aire, Mulvane and Iola. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the warned area. Most of this rain is expected develop this afternoon and into he evening hours in the warned area. Short term rain rates of 4 to 5 inches are possible causing additional flash flooding. This includes the following highways. Interstate 135 between Mile Markers 0 and 42. Interstate 35 between Mile Markers 1 and 115. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. Lon 3700 9835 3738 9835 3739 9846 3817 9847 3817 9737 3861 9737 3861 9693 3852 9693 3852 9636 3817 9636 3817 9596 3804 9596 3804 9508 3700 9508.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will impact the region, likely most numerous this afternoon and evening generally southeast of a line extending from Salina to Lyons. Strong to severe thunderstorms are likely, with the primary threat being large hail and damaging winds, although an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Additionally, a flash flood threat is expected to develop this afternoon and evening, as numerous thunderstorms may tend to move over the same areas. Please refer to the Flash Flood Watch for additional information. Widespread river flooding, some of which is significant, will continue to be a threat as well. Please see the latest River Flood Warnings for the latest information. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Periodic rounds of thunderstorms with heavy rain, flooding, and severe weather will continue to threaten the area at times through Tuesday evening. Please continue to monitor later forecasts as we refine the threat areas for each day. Significant and high-impact river flooding will continue well into next week. Please see the latest River Flood Warnings for the latest information. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is likely this afternoon and evening, mainly southeast of a line extending from Salina to Lyons.

Flood Watch. More thunderstorms expected today through tonight. Flash flood watch remains in effect through saturday morning. The Flash Flood Watch continues for. portions of Central Kansas and South Central Kansas, including the following areas, in Central Kansas, Chase, Marion, McPherson, Rice, and Saline. In South Central Kansas, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Reno, Sedgwick, and Sumner. Through Friday night. A couple more rounds of thunderstorms with very heavy rain are expected today through tonight, and will lead to an increased risk of flash flooding. Rapidly rising water can wash cars away and quickly flood homes. In addition to the flash flood threat, rivers and creeks will quickly rise, exacerbating the ongoing flooding. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions would likely develop that would cause flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Remember to turn around, don`t drown, ESPECIALLY Alaska Time NIGHT. All forecasts should be monitored closely! Be prepared to take immediate action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. Those living along or near creeks and streams are especially at risk.

See you tomorrow!

Thu, 23 May: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 60°, H: 74°

Today’s forcast for Wichita Kansas, as of 5:16 AM on Thursday, the 23rd of May. Overnight, a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a low around 60. And then, Thursday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 74. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Thursday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. South southeast wind 14 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Looking ahead, Friday, showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a high near 78. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Sunrise today will be at 6:13 am and the sun will set at 8:38 pm.

There are 7 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for much of Central, South-Central and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all of Southeast Kansas as well as Butler and Cowley counties until 10 AM this morning. In addition, another Flash Flood Watch has been issued across central and south central Kansas from mid-morning throughout tonight. Please refer to Flash Flood Watches for more details. Thunderstorms will increase as they spread west/northwest across South-Central and Central Kansas this morning. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms, several of which may be severe with very large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible this afternoon and tonight. Areas at greatest risk for very large hail, perhaps around 2 inches in diameter, 60 to 80 mph winds and a few tornadoes would across all of South-Central Kansas and those parts of Central Kansas along, and south, of Great Bend through around McPherson. Golfball- sized hail and winds around 60 mph are expected for the remaining areas. Most rivers will remain in flood, through Friday morning. Days two through seven. Friday through Wednesday. A Flash Flood Watch remains in effect for all of South-Central and Central Kansas until 7 AM Central Daylight Time Saturday. In addition, scattered to numerous thunderstorms that are likely to be severe, will occur in all areas Friday and Friday night. Areas at greatest risk for severe thunderstorms would be Central and South-Central Kansas where very large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are all expected. Numerous thunderstorms, that may be severe, will continue in all areas for most of the Memorial Day Weekend. Scattered thunderstorms remain possible thru the middle of next week. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is likely today and tonight. Rainfall reports are greatly appreciated.

Flood Watch. Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect Until 10 AM Central Daylight Time This Morning for Part Of South-Central And All Of Southeast Kansas. Flash flood watch remains in effect from 10 am Central Daylight Time this morning until 7 am Central Daylight Time saturday morning. The Flash Flood Watch continues for. Portions of Central Kansas and South Central Kansas, including the following areas: In Central Kansas: Barton, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Marion, McPherson, Rice, Russell, and Saline. In South Central Kansas: Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Reno, Sedgwick, and Sumner. From 10 AM Central Daylight Time this morning until 7 AM Central Daylight Time Saturday morning. Thunderstorms will develop over these areas today and become more numerous this evening. More rounds of thunderstorms are expected to continue through late Friday night. With grounds already soaked from recent rainfall, this additional rainfall would cause flash flooding to occur across the watch area. Widespread 2 to 4 inches of rain are likely during this two-day period with a swath from around Anthony to around Salina and Marion possibly receiving 4 to 6 inches. This would only worsen the ongoing flooding situation. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions would likely develop that would cause flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. Remember to turn around, don`t drown, ESPECIALLY Alaska Time NIGHT. All forecasts should be monitored closely! Be prepared to take immediate action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued. Those living along or near creeks and streams are especially at risk.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc155-173-232142- /o. Kict. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /havk1. T0507z. T1716z. T0000z. NR/ 242 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Haven. Until further notice. At 2:16 AM Thursday the stage was 12. feet and falling. Flood stage is 10. feet. Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will begin to rise Thursday night and climb to near 12. feet by Sunday evening then begin falling. Impact. At 12. feet. Flooding overspreads pasture land along both banks to an extent of 30 feet. The river current will be swift with violent eddys in the middle channel. Water over tops the dike about 3 miles upstream from the gage site at Haven Road. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 PM Location STG STG DAY TIME Fri Sat Sun Haven 10. Thu 2 AM 12. Lon 3805 9782 3787 9744 3773 9751 3795 9789.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-232142- /o. Kict. T0000z-190526t0400z/ /drbk1. T1500z. T2031z. T1600z. NR/ 242 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River at Derby. Until Saturday evening. At 2:16 AM Thursday the stage was 14. feet and falling. Flood stage is 12. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by late Saturday morning. Impact. At 15. feet. Flooding of agricultural areas will occur. Flood waters begin to flow across Washington Street on the west side of the river. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 PM Location STG STG DAY TIME Fri Sat Sun Derby 12. Thu 2 AM 13. Lon 3763 9728 3754 9721 3750 9732 3761 9739.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-232142- /o. Kict. T0000z-190526t1500z/ /mulk1. T1425z. T2330z. T0300z. NR/ 242 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Mulvane. Until Sunday morning. At 2:15 AM Thursday the stage was 19. feet and falling. Flood stage is 16. feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by Saturday before midnight. Impact. At 20. feet. Flood waters may begin to impact Highway 53, about 1000 ft west of the river bridge gage site. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 PM Location STG STG DAY TIME Fri Sat Sun Mulvane 16. Thu 2 AM 19. Lon 3754 9721 3742 9712 3735 9725 3749 9733.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Little Arkansas River at Alta Mills affecting Harvey and Reno Counties. Little Arkansas River near Halstead affecting Harvey County. Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick affecting Sedgwick County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-232124- /o. Kict. T0000z-190524t1900z/ /sedk1. T0935z. T0531z. T0700z. NR/ 224 AM Central Daylight Time Thu May 23 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick. Until Friday afternoon. At 2:15 AM Thursday the stage was 24. feet and falling. Flood stage is 22. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by early Friday morning. Impact. At 24. feet. Expect SW 96th St and Emma Creek Rd to be down to one lane due to the flood waters spreading out over parts of the road. th Street west of Ridge Road will begin to take on water. On the west side of Sedgwick expect W 4th St to be closed between Emma Creek Rd to Madison Rd. Some streets close to W 4th St and Madison, Ridge Rd area will experience water over the street curbs. Flood waters will cover parts of Ridge Rd from around W 4th St southward to 1st St. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 PM Location STG STG DAY TIME Fri Sat Sun Sedgwick 22. Thu 2 AM 22. Lon 3800 9740 3777 9731 3772 9745 3792 9754.

Flood Warning. Ksc001-015-017-019-035-049-073-077-079-095-099-115-125-133-155-173- 191-205-207-231545- /o. Kict. T1550z-190523t1545z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Wilson KS-Labette KS-Neosho KS-Montgomery KS-Reno KS-Butler KS- Marion KS-Kingman KS-Sumner KS-Woodson KS-Greenwood KS-Allen KS- Elk KS-Cowley KS-Sedgwick KS-Harvey KS-Chase KS-Harper KS- Chautauqua KS- 1050 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a. Flood Warning for. Wilson County in southeastern Kansas. Labette County in southeastern Kansas. Neosho County in southeastern Kansas. Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas. Reno County in south central Kansas. Butler County in south central Kansas. Marion County in central Kansas. Kingman County in south central Kansas. Sumner County in south central Kansas. Woodson County in southeastern Kansas. Greenwood County in southeastern Kansas. Allen County in southeastern Kansas. Elk County in southeastern Kansas. Cowley County in south central Kansas. Sedgwick County in south central Kansas. Harvey County in south central Kansas. Chase County in east central Kansas. Harper County in south central Kansas. Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas. Until 1045 AM Central Daylight Time Thursday. At 1048 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding in many counties of south central and southeast Kansas. Numerous roadways remain closed. Continue to obey road closures and do not attempt to forge flood waters. This warning replaces FA. W 57. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Wichita, Hutchinson, Derby, Newton, El Dorado, Arkansas City, Winfield, Andover, Haysville, Parsons, Coffeyville, Independence, Augusta, Chanute, Wellington, Park City, Valley Center, Bel Aire, Mulvane and Iola. This includes the following highways. Interstate 135 between Mile Markers 0 and 42. Interstate 35 between Mile Markers 1 and 115. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately. Lon 3700 9835 3738 9835 3739 9846 3817 9847 3817 9737 3861 9737 3861 9693 3852 9693 3852 9636 3817 9636 3817 9596 3804 9596 3804 9508 3700 9508.

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Wed, 22 May: Mostly clear, with Hazards – L: 47°, H: 76°

Today’s Wichita Kansas forcast, created at 5:15 AM on Wednesday, the 22nd of May. Overnight, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Next, Wednesday, a 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 76. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Wednesday Night, a chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 10pm and 1am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Increasing clouds, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Then later, Thursday, a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a high near 80. East wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:14 am and the sun will set at 8:37 pm.

There are 8 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc155-173-222207- /o. Kict. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /havk1. T0507z. T1800z. T0000z. NR/ 307 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Haven. Until further notice. At 2:46 AM Wednesday the stage was 12. feet. Flood stage is 10. feet. Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 12. feet by this afternoon then begin falling. Impact. At 12. feet. Flooding overspreads pasture land along both banks to an extent of 30 feet. The river current will be swift with violent eddys in the middle channel. Water over tops the dike about 3 miles upstream from the gage site at Haven Road. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Thu Fri Sat Haven 10. Wed 03 AM 11. Lon 3805 9782 3787 9744 3773 9751 3795 9789.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-222207- /o. Kict. T0000z-190525t1200z/ /drbk1. T1500z. T1800z. T0000z. NR/ 307 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River at Derby. Until Saturday morning. At 2:46 AM Wednesday the stage was 14. feet. Flood stage is 12. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 15. feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Friday evening. Impact. At 15. feet. Flooding of agricultural areas will occur. Flood waters begin to flow across Washington Street on the west side of the river. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Thu Fri Sat Derby 12. Wed 03 AM 13. Lon 3763 9728 3754 9721 3750 9732 3761 9739.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-222207- /o. Kict. T0000z-190526t0000z/ /mulk1. T1425z. T1800z. T1200z. NR/ 307 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Mulvane. Until Saturday evening. At 2:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 19. feet. Flood stage is 16. feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 19. feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday morning. Impact. At 20. feet. Flood waters may begin to impact Highway 53, about 1000 ft west of the river bridge gage site. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Thu Fri Sat Mulvane 16. Wed 02 AM 18. Lon 3754 9721 3742 9712 3735 9725 3749 9733.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Ninnescah South Fork near Murdock affecting Kingman County. Ninnescah River near Peck affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Ninnescah River near Belle Plaine affecting Sumner County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-222201- /o. Kict. T0000z-190524t0417z/ /peck1. T2100z. T1800z. T1617z. NO/ 301 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Ninnescah River near Peck. Until Thursday evening. At 2:46 AM Wednesday the stage was 19. feet. Flood stage is 17. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 19. feet by this afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage late Thursday morning. Impact. At 18. feet. Water flows over 103rd Street about 2 miles west of Clearwater. Flooding is about 2 feet deep in that area. South of Clearwater the river expands to about 1/2 mile on the south bank. Expect many county roads near the river to be flooded. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Thu Fri Sat Peck 17. Wed 03 AM 17. Lon 3759 9767 3750 9735 3738 9740 3752 9778.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Little Arkansas River At Alta Mills affecting Harvey and Reno Counties. Little Arkansas River Near Halstead affecting Harvey County. Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick affecting Sedgwick County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-222157- /o. Kict. T0000z-190524t1800z/ /sedk1. T0935z. T1200z. T0600z. NR/ 257 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick. Until Friday afternoon. At 2:32 AM Wednesday the stage was 25. feet. Flood stage is 22. feet. Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast. Forecast. to crest around 26. feet this morning. Impact. At 26. feet. Roads flood around Ridge Road and 109th Street near the gaging site. This area will be inaccessible. Agricultural field flooding will be more widespread. Water covered roads will be impact the south and west parts of the city of Sedgwick especially around W 4th St and Madison, Ridge Rd. The north entrance to the city may be cut-off if Emma Creek and Sand Creek flows are high. The city may only be accessible from the east. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Thu Fri Sat Sedgwick 22. Wed 03 AM 22. Lon 3800 9740 3777 9731 3772 9745 3792 9754.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Cowskin Creek At Wichita At 119th Street affecting Sedgwick County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-222147- /o. Kict. T0000z-190523t0500z/ /cowk1. T2010z. T0231z. T1700z. NO/ 249 AM Central Daylight Time Wed May 22 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Cowskin Creek At Wichita At 119th Street. Until late tonight. At 2:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 19. feet. Flood stage is 18. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by this afternoon. Impact. At 20. feet. Flood waters of about 2 feet in depth cover sections of Maize Road just to the south of Central. Flood waters flow over 13th Street in the low water spot about a half mile west of 119th Street. Expect road closures. The few houses on the north side of 21st Street, along the east bank of the creek may see flood waters encroach near their homes. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Thu Fri Sat Wichita At 119 18. Wed 02 AM 13. Lon 3784 9753 3760 9737 3756 9747 3779 9766.

Flood Warning. Ksc001-015-017-019-035-049-073-077-079-095-099-115-125-133-155-173- 191-205-207-221600- /o. Kict. T1607z-190522t1600z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Wilson KS-Labette KS-Neosho KS-Montgomery KS-Reno KS-Butler KS- Marion KS-Kingman KS-Sumner KS-Woodson KS-Greenwood KS-Allen KS- Elk KS-Cowley KS-Sedgwick KS-Harvey KS-Chase KS-Harper KS- Chautauqua KS- 1107 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a. Flood Warning for. Wilson County in southeastern Kansas. Labette County in southeastern Kansas. Neosho County in southeastern Kansas. Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas. Reno County in south central Kansas. Butler County in south central Kansas. Marion County in central Kansas. Kingman County in south central Kansas. Sumner County in south central Kansas. Woodson County in southeastern Kansas. Greenwood County in southeastern Kansas. Allen County in southeastern Kansas. Elk County in southeastern Kansas. Cowley County in south central Kansas. Sedgwick County in south central Kansas. Harvey County in south central Kansas. Chase County in east central Kansas. Harper County in south central Kansas. Chautauqua County in southeastern Kansas. Until 1100 AM Central Daylight Time Wednesday. At 1102 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported ongoing flooding across much of south-central and southeast Kansas. Numerous roads are flooded. Flooding will continue to threaten these areas due to a combination of recent heavy rain and rising creeks, streams, and rivers. This area has seen a widespread three to seven inches of rain over the past 24 hours. Additional amounts of a half an inch to an inch and a half will be possible in scattered thunderstorms this afternoon. This will only exacerbate ongoing flooding. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Wichita, Hutchinson, Derby, Newton, El Dorado, Arkansas City, Winfield, Andover, Haysville, Parsons, Coffeyville, Independence, Augusta, Chanute, Wellington, Park City, Valley Center, Bel Aire, Mulvane and Iola. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Lon 3700 9835 3738 9835 3739 9846 3817 9847 3817 9737 3861 9737 3861 9693 3852 9693 3852 9636 3817 9635 3817 9596 3804 9596 3804 9508 3700 9507.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Thunderstorms will redevelop across primarily Southeast Kansas this afternoon and continue throughout the night. There`s a good chance the thunderstorms would be severe with hail around 2 inches in diameter, 60 to 70 mph winds, along with a few tornadoes. Very heavy rains are also likely which would aggravate the flooding/flash flooding situation. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from 7 PM Central Daylight Time through Thursday morning for all areas along, and southeast, of the Turnpike and should be referred to for further details. Thunderstorms will spread slowly west across Central and South- Central Kansas late this evening and continue the rest of the night. While a few thunderstorms may be quite strong with small hail and winds around 50 mph, the greatest threat is heavy rainfall. Further Flash Flood Watches may be required for late tonight. Widespread river flooding continues in most areas. All river flood related products should be monitored closely!. Days two through seven. Thursday through Tuesday. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect for all areas along, and southeast, of the Turnpike until 10 M Central Daylight Time Thursday. An active weather pattern will continue to affect much of the region for Thursday through Memorial Day. More rounds of severe thunderstorms and flooding rains are likely during this period. Forecasts for the rest of the week should be monitored closely!. Widespread flooding and river flooding will continue across the region the rest of the week and likely into the Memorial Day Weekend. For more information please check latest flood warnings and statements for additional details. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

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Tue, 21 May: Showers, with Hazards – L: 52°, H: 71°

Today’s forcast for Wichita Kansas, reported at 5:16 AM on Tuesday, the 21st of May. Overnight, showers. Low around 52. Breezy, with an east southeast wind around 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Then, Tuesday, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 1pm and 4pm. Some storms could be severe, with heavy rain. High near 71. Windy, with an east wind 18 to 23 mph becoming south 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Tuesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Then, Wednesday, sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:15 am and the sun will set at 8:37 pm.

There are 9 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.

Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Numerous showers and thunderstorms will continue for most of today. While some thunderstorms may reach severity, the greatest threat is that of heavy rains that would aggravate the flooding situation. For most rivers, significant rises will occur. All flood-related products should be monitored closely both today and tonight as rivers often continue to rise after the rains have ended. Days two through seven. Wednesday through Monday. Occasional thunderstorms, several of which may be strong or severe, will occur in all areas from Wednesday night thru next Sunday. More heavy rains are likely and would likely cause further flooding. With the tremendous rainfalls and flooding that have already occurred, all forecasts should be monitored closely!. Significant to very significant flooding will continue for most rivers throughout the week. You should continue monitor all flood warnings and flood statements closely!. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

Flood Watch. Very heavy rain should continue through early this afternoon. Flash flood watch remains in effect until 4 pm Central Daylight Time this afternoon. 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. Until 4 PM Central Daylight Time this afternoon. Widespread moderate to heavy rain is likely until early this afternoon. Estimated rainfall amounts from 2 to 5 inches have occurred in many areas, especially South-Central and Southeast Kansas. An additional 1 to 2 inches are likely by mid-morning. Rainfall of this magnitude will continue to cause significant rises and flooding on many rivers, creeks and streams. Locally intense rainfall may also lead to flash flooding of rural and urban areas. Precautionary/preparedness actions. A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions are imminent 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.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Little Arkansas River At Alta Mills affecting Harvey and Reno Counties. Little Arkansas River Near Halstead affecting Harvey County. Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick affecting Sedgwick County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-212222- /o. Kict. T0000z-190524t1200z/ /sedk1. T0932z. T0600z. T0000z. NR/ 322 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Little Arkansas River near Sedgwick. Until Friday morning. At 3:01 AM Tuesday the stage was 21. feet. Flood stage is 22. feet. Major flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by early this morning and continue to rise to near 26. feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Thursday evening. Impact. At 26. feet. Roads flood around Ridge Road and 109th Street near the gaging site. This area will be inaccessible. Agricultural field flooding will be more widespread. Water covered roads will be impact the south and west parts of the city of Sedgwick especially around W 4th St and Madison, Ridge Rd. The north entrance to the city may be cut-off if Emma Creek and Sand Creek flows are high. The city may only be accessible from the east. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Sedgwick 22. Tue 03 AM 25. Lon 3800 9740 3777 9731 3772 9745 3792 9754.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Ninnescah South Fork near Murdock affecting Kingman County. Ninnescah River near Peck affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. Ninnescah River near Belle Plaine affecting Sumner County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-212206- /o. Kict. T1320z-190523t0354z/ /peck1. T1320z. T0000z. T1554z. NO/ 305 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Ninnescah River near Peck. From this morning until Wednesday evening. At 2:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 11. feet. Flood stage is 17. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by this morning and continue to rise to near 19. feet by this evening. The river will fall below flood stage by late Wednesday morning. Impact. At 18. feet. Water flows over 103rd Street about 2 miles west of Clearwater. Flooding is about 2 feet deep in that area. South of Clearwater the river expands to about 1/2 mile on the south bank. Expect many county roads near the river to be flooded. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Peck 17. Tue 02 AM 18. Lon 3759 9767 3750 9735 3738 9740 3752 9778.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Cowskin Creek At Wichita At 119th Street affecting Sedgwick County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-212203- /o. Kict. T2034z-190523t0032z/ /cowk1. T2034z. T0600z. T1232z. NO/ 302 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Cowskin Creek At Wichita At 119th Street. From this afternoon until Wednesday evening. At 2:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 13. feet. Flood stage is 18. feet. Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise to near 18. feet by early Wednesday morning. The river will fall below flood stage by Wednesday morning. Impact. At 18. feet. Flood waters backup into residential yards southeast of river gage site along Lost Creek Circle and southeast of Central and Karren Streets. Flood waters begin to creep over 13th street in the low water spot about a half mile west of 119th Street. Expect typical flooding of low water crossings and low cropland areas as well as fields near the creek. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Wichita At 119 18. Tue 02 AM 18. Lon 3784 9753 3760 9737 3756 9747 3779 9766.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc155-173-212145- /o. Kict. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /havk1. T0507z. T1200z. T0000z. NR/ 245 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Haven. Until further notice. At 2:16 AM Tuesday the stage was 10. feet. Flood stage is 10. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast. Forecast. The river will continue rising to near 12. feet by this morning then begin falling. Impact. At 12. feet. Flooding overspreads pasture land along both banks to an extent of 30 feet. The river current will be swift with violent eddys in the middle channel. Water over tops the dike about 3 miles upstream from the gage site at Haven Road. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Haven 10. Tue 02 AM 12. Lon 3805 9782 3787 9744 3773 9751 3795 9789.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-212145- /o. Kict. T2108z-190525t0730z/ /drbk1. T2108z. T1200z. T1930z. NR/ 245 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River at Derby. From this afternoon until late Friday night. At 2:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 7. feet. Flood stage is 12. feet. Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise to near 15. feet by early Wednesday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by Friday early afternoon. Impact. At 15. feet. Flooding of agricultural areas will occur. Flood waters begin to flow across Washington Street on the west side of the river. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Derby 12. Tue 02 AM 15. Lon 3763 9728 3754 9721 3750 9732 3761 9739.

Flood Statement. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River At Hutchinson affecting Reno County. Arkansas River at Derby affecting Sedgwick County. Arkansas River near Mulvane affecting Sedgwick and Sumner Counties. The flood warning continues for the following river in Kansas. Arkansas River near Haven affecting Reno and Sedgwick Counties. Arkansas River at Oxford affecting Sumner County. Arkansas River at Arkansas City affecting Cowley County. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Do not drive into flooded areas or go around barricades. Nearly two feet of water will carry most vehicles away. Turn around don`t drown. Ksc173-191-212145- /o. Kict. T1728z-190525t2200z/ /mulk1. T1728z. T1200z. T1000z. NR/ 245 AM Central Daylight Time Tue May 21 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Arkansas River near Mulvane. From this afternoon until Saturday afternoon. At 2:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 13. feet. Flood stage is 16. feet. Moderate flooding is forecast. Forecast. Rise above flood stage by this afternoon and continue to rise to near 19. feet by early Wednesday afternoon. The river will fall below flood stage by Saturday morning. Impact. At 16. feet. Lowland flooding occurs along the vicinity of the river, primarily affecting the farmland northwest of the Highway 53 bridge. FLD OBSERVED FORECAST 7 AM Location STG STG DAY TIME Wed Thu Fri Mulvane 16. Tue 02 AM 19. Lon 3754 9721 3742 9712 3735 9725 3749 9733.

Flood Statement. Ksc015-019-035-049-073-077-079-095-115-155-159-173-191-211930- /o. Kict. T0000z-190521t1930z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. OO/ Reno KS-Butler KS-Marion KS-Kingman KS-Sumner KS-Greenwood KS-Elk KS- Cowley KS-Sedgwick KS-Harvey KS-Harper KS-Rice KS-Chautauqua KS- 824 PM Central Daylight Time Mon May 20 2019. A flood warning remains in effect until 230 pm Central Daylight Time tuesday for reno. Butler. Southwestern marion. Kingman. Sumner. Southern greenwood. Cowley. Sedgwick. Harvey. Harper. Southern rice and chautauqua counties. At 820 PM CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across the warned area. An average of 2 to 3 inches of rain have fallen. Some locations that will experience flooding include. Wichita, Hutchinson, Derby, Newton, El Dorado, Arkansas City, Winfield, Andover, Haysville, Augusta, Wellington, Park City, Valley Center, Bel Aire, Mulvane, Goddard, Rose Hill, Hesston, Maize and Kingman. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rain is possible during the overnight time period in the warned area. This additional rain is likely to make the flooding worse in flood prone areas. There are numerous main roads in Wichita that are now flooded and closed. This is also the case in other urban areas in the warned area. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. Lon 3700 9835 3739 9835 3739 9846 3818 9847 3818 9715 3810 9715 3809 9653 3787 9653 3787 9596 3701 9596 3701 9597.

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Mon, 20 May: Showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 62°, L: 60°

Wichita’s weather conditions for today, reported at 6:29 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 62. East wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Next, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. East wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Tuesday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Looking ahead, Tuesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Sunrise today will be at 6:15 am and the sun will set at 8:36 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Widespread heavy rainfall is likely today and tonight. Rainfall amounts around 3 inches are likely with locally higher amounts of 4 to 5 inches possible. The expected heavy rainfall would cause significant rises on area rivers and creeks with many likely to exceed flood stage. Locally intense rainfall may also lead to flash flooding of rural and urban areas. You should expect Flood and Flash Flood Warnings to be issued, especially tonight!. Strong and severe thunderstorms are also possible this afternoon and tonight with the greatest risk across south-central and southeast Kansas near the Oklahoma border. This is dependent on how far north a warm front will advance. If the warm front lifts across south- central and southeast Kansas, the thunderstorms would be severe with very large hail, perhaps tennis ball-sized, and tornadoes. If you live in Oklahoma-bordering counties, the forecasts should be monitored closely!. Days two through seven. Tuesday through Sunday. Thunderstorms will continue in all areas Tuesday morning. While they may be strong or severe, the greatest threats are heavy rains which would aggravate the flooding situation. If heavy rains occur Tuesday afternoon, they would be confined to southeast Kansas. Occasional thunderstorms, several of which may be severe, will occur in all areas from Wednesday night thru next Sunday. The thunderstorms may begin in southeast Kansas Wednesday afternoon. More heavy rains are possible that may cause further flooding. Significant flooding will likely continue on many rivers for much of the week, so you should listen for further River Flood Warnings and statements. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be required this afternoon and tonight, especially near the Oklahoma border. Rainfall reports would be greatly appreciated.

Flood Watch. Very heavy rain is expected this afternoon through early Tuesday afternoon. Flash flood watch remains in effect from 1 pm Central Daylight Time this afternoon through tuesday afternoon. 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. From 1 PM Central Daylight Time this afternoon through Tuesday afternoon. Widespread heavy rain is expected from this afternoon through Tuesday morning, before ending by early Tuesday afternoon. Rainfall amounts from 2 to 5 inches are likely with locally higher amounts possible. Rainfall of this magnitude will result in significant rises and flooding on many creeks and streams. Locally intense rainfall may also lead to flash flooding of rural and urban areas. 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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Mon, 20 May: Showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – H: 62°, L: 60°

Today’s Wichita Kansas weather forcast, reported at 5:15 AM on Monday, the 20th of May. Today, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High near 62. East wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Then later, Tonight, showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Low around 60. East wind 15 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Tuesday, showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 74. Windy, with a southeast wind 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. And then, Tuesday Night, mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 28 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Sunrise today will be at 6:15 am and the sun will set at 8:36 pm.

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Sun, 19 May: A 20 percent chance of showers, with Hazards – L: 53°, H: 73°

Wichita’s weather outlook for today, created at 5:15 AM on Sunday, the 19th of May. Overnight, a 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. And then, Sunday, a 10 percent chance of showers before 7am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Sunday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 51. And then, Monday, showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. High near 66. Breezy, with an east wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Sunrise today will be at 6:16 am and the sun will set at 8:35 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Recent heavy rainfall has resulted in significant rises and minor flooding on some rivers and creeks in central Kansas. Please refer to the flood warnings and statements for details. Days two through seven. Monday through Saturday. Widespread heavy rainfall is expected Monday afternoon through midday on Tuesday. Rainfall amounts in excess of 3 inches are likely with locally higher amounts possible. The expected heavy rainfall will result in significant rises on area rivers and creeks with some likely to exceed flood stage. Locally intense rainfall may also lead to flash flooding of rural and urban areas. Strong to severe thunderstorms will also be possible Monday afternoon through early Tuesday morning, capable of large hail and damaging winds. The greatest risk for severe storms may occur over south central and southeast Kansas, Monday evening and Monday night, if a warm front can lift north into the area. If so, supercell storms may be capable of very large hail and tornadoes. Periodic chances for thunderstorms will continue from Wednesday evening through Saturday. Strong to severe storms will be possible along with locally heavy rainfall. Some residual flooding may also linger from heavy rainfall earlier in the week. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is not anticipated today or tonight.

Flood Watch. Very heavy rainfall is expected beginning Monday afternoon and continuing until early afternoon on Tuesday. Ksz032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-192245- /o. Kict. T1800z-190521t2100z/ /00000. T0000z. T0000z. T0000z. 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 332 AM Central Daylight Time Sun May 19 2019. Flash flood watch in effect from monday afternoon through tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a. Flash Flood Watch 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. From Monday afternoon through Tuesday afternoon. Widespread heavy rainfall is expected from Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning, before ending by early Tuesday afternoon. Rainfall amounts in excess of 3 inches are likely with locally higher amounts possible. The expected heavy rainfall will result in significant rises on area rivers and creeks with some likely to exceed flood stage. Locally intense rainfall may also lead to flash flooding of rural and urban areas. 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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Sat, 18 May: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with Hazards – L: 69°, H: 78°

Today’s weather outlook for Wichita Kansas, as of 5:15 AM on Saturday, the 18th of May. Overnight, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Breezy, with a south wind around 21 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Looking ahead, Saturday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Then later, Sunday, a 40 percent chance of showers before 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Sunrise today will be at 6:17 am and the sun will set at 8:34 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Thunderstorms are likely across the entire area today and early tonight. Severe storms, capable of quarter size hail and 60 mph winds will be possible from midday through early this evening, generally east of a Lincoln to Great Bend line. There is potential for an elevated severe risk late this afternoon or early evening, with storms capable of a brief tornado and hail to around two inches in diameter over southern portions of south central Kansas. Storms today and early tonight will also be capable of locally heavy rainfall and minor lowland flooding. Days two through seven. Sunday through Friday. A more significant risk for widespread heavy rainfall, including flash flooding, is expected on Monday and Monday night. Severe storms will also be possible later on Monday, especially across southern Kansas. Periodic chances for thunderstorms will continue from Wednesday afternoon through Friday. Strong to severe storms will be possible and some residual flooding from previous heavy rainfall is also quite possible. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation is possible this afternoon and early evening, most likely across south central Kansas.

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Fri, 17 May: Mostly sunny, with Hazards – H: 85°, L: 67°

Today’s Wichita Kansas weather conditions, as of 5:16 AM on Friday, the 17th of May. Today, mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Next, Tonight, a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. Breezy, with a south wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph. Saturday, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 77. South wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Looking ahead, Saturday Night, showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Sunrise today will be at 6:18 am and the sun will set at 8:33 pm.

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Hazardous Weather Outlook. This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas. Day one. Today and Tonight. Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible this evening across Russell and Barton counties in central Kansas. The primary risks are large hail up to half dollar size and damaging wind gusts to 65 mph. Thunderstorms may develop across the rest of central and southeast Kansas tonight. A few strong storms will be possible, generally along and west of the Kansas turnpike. A few roads remain closed north of Hutchinson due to residual flooding from Cow Creek. Please see latest flood statement for additional details. Days two through seven. Saturday through Thursday. Thunderstorms are likely across much of the area on Saturday and Saturday night. Severe storms are possible Saturday afternoon and evening, with the main risks being large hail and damaging winds. Locally heavy rainfall can also be expected, especially east of the Kansas turnpike. Another round of thunderstorms will affect the area Monday into Tuesday. While some severe weather is possible, the main risk is expected to be heavy rainfall which could renew flooding across the area. Chances for thunderstorms will return by late Wednesday through Thursday. A few strong to marginally severe storms are possible. Spotter information statement. Spotter activation may be needed across Russell and Barton counties this evening.

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