The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flash flood watch for Northeast Kansas from 1 p.m. Tuesday until 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Among counties included in the watch are Douglas, Franklin, Osage, Shawnee and Jefferson.
Slow-moving thunderstorms are expected to produce heavy rainfall Tuesday afternoon and evening. The weather service advises that some areas could see up to four inches of rainfall in a short amount of time. Small creeks and streams will likely be affected.
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