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Archive for Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Flash flood warning for Douglas County expires

September 15, 2010, 12:07 p.m. Updated September 15, 2010, 9:16 p.m.

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9:16 p.m.

The flash flood warning for Douglas County has been allowed to expire.

7:50 p.m.

The National Weather Service has updated the flash flood warning for southern Douglas County. The warning will now expire at 8:45 p.m.

The NWS reports that 2-4 inches of rain has fallen across the area. A flash flood watch remains in effect until midnight Wednesday.

5:57 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for Douglas County until 9 p.m. Wednesday. A flash flood watch remains in effect until midnight.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Douglas County until midnight Wednesday.

4:56 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Douglas County until midnight Wednesday.

Multiple rounds of rain and thunderstorms saturated the ground Wednesday morning, and more storms are possible throughout the evening. This heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding in the areas covered by the flash flood watch.

The watch affects the cities of Topeka, Lawrence, Emporia and Ottawa and includes the following counties:

  • Jefferson
  • Wabaunsee
  • Shawnee
  • Douglas
  • Lyon
  • Osage
  • Franklin
  • Coffey
  • Anderson

A flash flood watch means that flash flooding is possible but not imminent.

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