Current Watches and Warnings
Areal Flood Warning
Statement as of 4:05 AM CDT on August 26, 2016
Expires 11:00 AM EDT on August 26, 2016
The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a
* Flood Warning for...
Reno County in south central Kansas...
western Harvey County in south central Kansas...
* until 1000 am CDT
* at 403 am CDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain which will cause flooding. Rainfall amounts from 2
to 3 inches of rain have already occurred.
* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Hutchinson... Newton... Hesston... South Hutchinson... Halstead...
Sedgwick... Buhler... Haven... Nickerson... Burrton... Pretty Prairie...
Arlington... Turon... Partridge... Sylvia... Plevna... Abbyville...
Yoder... WillowBrook and Langdon.
This includes Interstate 135 between mile markers 37 and 42.
Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding!
Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.
Lat... Lon 3817 9847 3817 9822 3816 9822 3816 9815
3817 9814 3817 9736 3791 9738 3791 9771
3774 9770 3774 9846
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on August 26, 2016
... On this date in weather history...
In 1965, late night severe thunderstorms associated with
a strong cold front produced 100 mph straight line winds
in the Chicago area and Northwest Indiana. Three nights
later, on August 29th, the temperature at Midway Airport
in Chicago plunged to 43 degrees to establish the coldest
temperature ever recorded at Midway Airport in the month
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