Thursday, August 8, 2019

Tropical Rains Across Kansas This Morning

More than ten inches of rain have fallen in parts of eastern Kansas including the closure of U.S. 160 south of Cherryvale.
Via Twitter
Radar-measured rainfalls in southeast Kansas depicted below. Maximum measurement is around 11 inches. the area of the above road closure is below the "flash flood warning" label.

Rainfall map over a wider area of eastern Kansas and western Ozarks.

Here at the Smith House, heavy rains have been falling since shortly before 8am.
Unfortunately, more rain is forecast for eastern Kansas and the Ozarks from now until Saturday morning. That orange area is an additional four inches.

Update: 8:45a, South Kansas and Oklahoma Railroad tracks washed out at Cherryvale. 

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