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Heavy Rain and Flooding Concerns From the Southwest to the Upper Midwest; Heat Continues to Build in the East

Widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop Friday afternoon in the Four Corners region and northern High Plains through the Upper Midwest. Stronger storms may produce heavy to excessive rainfall that will likely lead to scattered instances of flash and urban flooding. Meanwhile, the ongoing dangerous heat wave will peak across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic through the weekend. Read More >


A tremendous amount of rain fell across portions of East Central Kansas between Wednesday, June 27 and Sunday, July 1.  


Preliminary Storm Total Precipitation


Thank you to local Storm Spotters, County Dispatchers and Emergency Management, local media members, and all others that have supplied information to the NWS-Topeka Office the past few days.  Your help and dedication is much appreciated.



Pictures below were taken near Lane, KS. Pictures below were taken near Melvern, KS.