SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
Issue Date: 159 PM CDT Sun May 16 2021
...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR EAST CENTRAL LYON COUNTY WILL
EXPIRE AT 200 PM CDT...
The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe
limits, and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property.
Therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. However small
hail, gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this
LAT...LON 3838 9612 3844 9620 3869 9595 3845 9595
TIME...MOT...LOC 1859Z 226DEG 7KT 3849 9605
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
Issue Date: 1026 AM CDT Sun May 16 2021
...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GEARY, LYON, EASTERN MORRIS AND WABAUNSEE COUNTIES...
At 1024 AM CDT, local law enforcement reported thunderstorms
producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 5 inches
of rain have fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring.
HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.
IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
drainage and low lying areas.
Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Emporia, Junction City, Council Grove, Alma, Eskridge, Grandview
Plaza, Americus, Alta Vista, Hartford, Dwight, Neosho Rapids,
Harveyville, Reading, Allen, Admire, Bushong, Dunlap, Council
Grove Lake and Volland.
This includes the following highways...
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 121 and 154.
Interstate 35 between mile markers 128 and 142.
Interstate 70 between mile markers 295 and 314.
Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area. Law enforcement in Harveyville report that they are
closing Harveyville Road and Walton Road due to overflow from
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
LAT...LON 3886 9691 3909 9684 3906 9650 3904 9650
3903 9611 3885 9595 3829 9596 3834 9636
3852 9635 3852 9648 3886 9663
Issue Date: 931 AM CDT Sun May 16 2021
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Marais Des Cygnes River above Reading.
* Until Monday morning.
* At 9:16 AM CDT Sunday the stage was 17.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage late
this morning to a crest of 21.8 feet this afternoon. It will then
fall below flood stage this evening.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet, County Road Y 5 near the gage floods, 3
miles north of Reading.
LAT...LON 3856 9602 3860 9596 3853 9586 3849 9592
Issue Date: 417 AM CDT Sun May 16 2021
This hazardous weather outlook is for east central...north
central and northeast Kansas.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.
Showers and thunderstorms will continue to shift northeast this
morning across the area. Heavy rain remains a possibility, with
local flash flooding possible. Additional storms will likely
redevelop later this afternoon, and may produce hail, strong
winds, and more heavy rainfall.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will redevelop Monday
afternoon. The stronger storms may produce some small hail and
gusty winds, but widespread severe weather is not expected.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotters may be needed today or tonight.
More detailed information can be accessed at...