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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Wichita.

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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued June 12 at 8:53AM CDT until June 13 at 7:55PM CDT by NWS Wichita KS

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Kansas... Cow Creek near Hutchinson affecting Reno and Rice Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHERE...Cow Creek near Hutchinson. * WHEN...Now through Thursday morning. * IMPACTS...At 10.5 feet, There are numerous road closures northwest of Hutchinson due to high water. Low water crossing on 43rd Street just east of Pennington floods. Expect road closure on 43rd Street between Pennington to Hendricks roads. Also 69th Street floods between Wilson to Pennington roads. Then 50th Street floods between Wilson and Pennington roads. Flooding occurs along Pennington Road from Nickerson Blvd to 50th Avenue. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 8:15 AM CDT Wednesday the stage was 10.3 feet. - Bankfull stage is 9.0 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.4 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage tomorrow morning. - Flood stage is 9.5 feet.

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Reno, KS; Rice, KS
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