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Weather service: Monday storms produced EF1 tornado near Eudora

A Monday night thunderstorm near Eudora produced an EF1 tornado, according to a preliminary damage assessment Tuesday by the National Weather Service in Topeka.

Douglas County under severe thunderstorm, flash flood watches Monday afternoon

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County until 11 p.m. Monday, coinciding with an earlier flash flood watch that will be in effect from Monday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

Western Douglas County under Flood Warning; Kansas River flooding expected

Kansas River at Lawrence expected to flood Saturday

The National Weather Service in Topeka issued a Flood Warning for western Douglas County Friday morning.

Douglas County under Flash Flood Watch through Thursday morning

Parts of northeastern Kansas, including Douglas County, will be under a Flash Flood Watch Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Flood warning in effect for several east Kansas counties

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood warning for several counties until 10:45 p.m.

Saturday night storms lead to sunny Sunday

Thunderstorms, at times severe, roared through Lawrence Saturday night, dropping 1.73 inches of rain.

Lawrence avoids large-scale damage from Wednesday morning rain, flooding

By and large Lawrence avoided any major damage from Wednesday morning's heavy rains and flash flooding. There were, however, a couple of road closings, weather-related automobile accidents and buildings that flooded. By Giles Bruce

Flooding disrupts Wednesday morning commute

Heavy rain from morning thunderstorms caused flooding across Lawrence and the Douglas County area on Wednesday.

Flash flood warning for Douglas County, surrounding area until 4:15 a.m.

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Lawrence and Douglas County and surrounding areas until 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. Other areas covered by the advisory are northern Franklin County, northern Osage County, Shawnee County and southern Jefferson County. One to three inches of rain has fallen over the area with an additional one to two inches expected. Do not attempt to travel across flooded roads.

Corps changing Missouri River management plan after flooding

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday it will change its approach to managing the Missouri River following a summer of record flooding that damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes, led to millions of dollars in road repairs and forced communities to scramble to build temporary levees.

Kansas River safe from flooding for now

It's our last full day of spring, and it's going to feel like summer. We're topping out at 85 today with variable winds at 5 to 10 mph. We'll still have clouds in the region but also plenty of sunshine. ...

Kansas River floods in Lawrence, parks close due to high water

The Kansas River reached flood stage Friday, June 3, 2011. Burcham Park, Riverfront Park and lower Constant Park were all closed due to high water.

First storm of the season brings flooding to streets of Lawrence

The first severe thunderstorm of the season brought strong winds, heavy rain and some small hail to Lawrence, and there was still snow on the ground. The rains caused street flooding in parts of Lawrence and even forced emergency managers to rescue stranded motorists at the intersection of 23rd and Ousdahl streets.

City cleaning up after flooding

City crews spent time Thursday cleaning up what was left of the flood waters that fell on Lawrence Wednesday. Crews worked to repair a sink hole that formed in Watson Park.

Heavy rain floods Lawrence streets

Slow-moving storms that passed through Douglas County Wednesday left many streets flooded and a good number of drivers stranded. More than two inches of rain fell on the area.

Heavy rain hits Lawrence

A downpour hit Lawrence Monday afternoon, causing flooding and some traffic problems across the city.

Douglas County afflicted by floods on Friday

More than three inches of rain fell in parts of Douglas County in a two-hour period late Friday afternoon.

Flooding requires water rescue

Emergency crews retrieved a car from the flooded intersection of 13th and Brook Streets on Friday, May 15, 2009.

Thirteenth and Oregon Streets see high water

Heavy rain resulted in high water at 13th and Oregon Streets on Friday, May 15, 2009.

City and county monitoring flooding conditions

Local government employees are keeping a close eye on the forecast. While there's a risk of flooding, there's another threat that has arisen from heavy rainfall.

High water closes 13th and Haskell

High water closed 13th and Haskell Streets and stalled a Lawrence Police cruiser.