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  • Flood Watch for Chase County, Kansas
  • Flood Watch issued August 13 at 3:47PM CDT until August 13 at 10:00PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 2:47 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 9 p.m.
  • ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS EXPANDED THE
    * FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE A PORTION OF CENTRAL KANSAS...INCLUDING
    THE FOLLOWING AREAS...BARTON...CHASE...ELLSWORTH...LINCOLN...
    MARION...MCPHERSON...RICE...RUSSELL AND SALINE
    * UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING.
    * SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...SOME WITH HEAVY RAINFALL...ARE
    OCCURRING THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
    EVENING. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE POSSIBLE
    WITH THE STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS. SOILS REMAIN NEARLY SATURATED
    ACROSS THE AREA...SO ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY AGGRAVATE
    ONGOING FLOODING OR RESULT IN ADDITIONAL FLOODING.
    * FLOODING OF STREETS AND LOW LYING FLOOD PRONE AREAS ARE
    POSSIBLE. ALSO LOW WATER CROSSINGS ON COUNTY ROADS MAY BECOME
    IMPASSIBLE.