Flood, flash flood watches up areawide until 1 pm Saturday; rain totals approach 6 inches in some locations – KVOE

Rain shut to Americus reached 5 inches Thursday Evening time into Friday. Jennifer Collins photograp…….

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Rain shut to Americus reached 5 inches Thursday Evening time into Friday. Jennifer Collins photograph.

Heavy rainfall coated a lot of the KVOE listening space Thursday Evening time and Friday morning — and Mom Nature Will not be carried out.

A flash flood watch continues for Lyon, Coffey, Morris, Osage and Wabaunsee counties till 1 pm Saturday. A separate flood watch May even be underway for Chase and Greenwood counties till 1 pm Saturday.

Rainfall totals various extensively, with some space residents getting Near six inches of rainfall since Thursday Evening time, And tv-13 meteorologist Doug Meyers says there Might be An identical setup by late night Friday.


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For In all probability the most half, space rivers are properly Of their banks. The Marais des Cygnes outdoors Studying is rising quickly And will strategy flood stage, however Presently is Extra probably To maintain out of flood till heavy rainfall reflips by way of noon Saturday.

Enconstructive To Persist with KVOE, KVOE.com and KVOE social media for updates as we head into the Labor Day weekend — and Do You’d like to come throughout a flooded road, Make constructive to “flip round, don’t drown.”

5-9 am Friday: Flood, flash flood watches up spacewide till 1 pm Saturday

Heavy rainfall overEvening time and the prospect of more starting Friday Evening time has prompted the Nationwide Climate Service to problem a quantity of flood alerts for the KVOE listening space.

*A flash flood watch includes Lyon, Coffey, Morris, Osage and Wabaunsee counties till 1 pm Saturday.
*A flood watch consists of Chase and Greenwood counties till 1 pm Saturday.

Metropolis and small stream flood advisories for north Lyon and parts of Osage and Wabaunsee counties have expired.

As a lot as three inches of rain has fallen throughout The world, and “a quantity of more inches” are potential starting Friday Evening time and persevering with by way of Saturday morning. Current rain totals:

*KVOE studios: 1.75 inches
*Emporia Municipal Airport: 0.48 inches
*Hammond Heights: 1.7 inches
*Ninth and Burns: 3 inches
*Tenth and Weaver: 1.85 inches
*1700 block of Wheeler: 1.9 inches
*Bethel Nook: 2.2 inches
*Coronado Avenu: 1.7 inches
*Deerbrook Addition: 2 inches
*South and Sylvan: 1.5 inches
*Allen: 3.5 inches
*Americus: 3.75 inches
*Bushong: 3 inches
*Cottonwood Falls: 1.2 inches
*Council Grove: 5.5 inches
*Gridley: 1.3 inches
*Lake Kahola: 3 inches
*Neosho Rapids: 0.95 inches
*Olpe: 1.6 inches
*Osage Metropolis: 2.31 inches
*Studying: 4.25 inches
*Studying Lake: 4.4 inches
*Saffordville: 3 inches
*Strong Metropolis: 2.13 inches
*Thorndale: 2.65 inches
*Road 270 and P: 4.75 inches

Strong thunderstorms launched heavy rain and remoted hail to spaces north of Emporia on Thursday Evening time.

Storms developed west of Emporia and moved progressively to the east throughout The world, dropping quarter-sized hail about two miles north of Americus.

Extra thunderstorms are anticipated by way of Friday morning, with showers and embedded storms potential Friday Evening time by way of Saturday morning. Stay with KVOE, KVOE.com and KVOE social media for updates.