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Weather Alert Detail

  • Hydrologic Outlook for Harper County, Kansas
  • Hydrologic Outlook issued July 27 at 1:04PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 12:04 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 12:15 a.m.
  • ...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS...
    SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO AFFECT
    CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS OVER THE NEXT FEW
    DAYS. HOWEVER THE GREATEST RISK FOR HEAVY RAINFALL APPEARS TO BE
    FROM SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
    RAINFALL OVER THE PAST WEEK OR SO ACROSS A MAJORITY OF THE AREA
    HAS EXCEEDED TWO INCHES...WITH SOME LOCATIONS EXCEEDING FIVE
    INCHES. SOME OF THE HIGHEST RECENT RAINFALL AMOUNTS HAVE OCCURRED
    ACROSS ELLSWORTH...MCPHERSON AND MARION COUNTIES IN CENTRAL
    KANSAS...AND OVER SUMNER...COWLEY AND MONTGOMERY COUNTIES IN SOUTH
    CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.
    ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF TWO TO FOUR INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH
    OF THE AREA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. IF THIS OCCURS...THE RISK FOR
    LOW-LAND FLOODING WILL INCREASE GREATLY OVER THE AREA...WITH THE
    POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING. SIGNIFICANT RISES ON AREA CREEKS AND
    RIVERS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED...WITH POTENTIAL FOR MAIN-STEM CREEK
    AND RIVER FLOODING BY MONDAY AND TUESDAY.
    IF YOU LIVE IN LOW-LYING...FLOOD PRONE AREAS...INCLUDING CREEKS
    AND RIVERS...PLEASE BE ALERT FOR HEAVY RAINFALL AND ANY RISING
    WATER LEVELS THE NEXT FEW DAYS. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND
    POSSIBLE FLOOD WATCHES AND WARNINGS.