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Flooding rains overnight on September 8-9

Overnight rains on Sept. 8-9 created flooding issues in south central Kansas. Southern Sedgwick County received the heaviest rainfall amounts, although Woodson and Allen counties also had heavy totals. The map below illustrates the rainfall distribution.

Top ten 24-hour rainfall totals (from 8 am 9/8/16 to 8am 9/9/16)

Mesonet station

24-hour total (inches)

 

NWS COOP Station

24-hour total (inches)

Haysville

7.77

 

Haysville 3SE

7.66

Viola

5.11

 

Conway Springs 3NNW

6.23

Woodson

4.56

 

Humboldt

6.11

Cherokee

3.04

 

Kingman

5.67

Butler

2.62

 

Rock 3 SW

5.65

Hutchinson 10SW

1.98

 

Yates Center

5.57

Parsons

1.48

 

Belle Plaine 4 W

4.55

Miami

1.45

 

Eureka 1E

4.37

Ottawa

1.37

 

Peck 2 S

4.35

Osage

0.73

 

Osawatomie

4.32

 

Mary Knapp, Weather Data Library
mknapp@ksu.edu

Chip Redmond, Weather Data Library
christopherredmond@ksu.edu