Don’t shoot the messenger! More rain is on the way.
According to the National Weather Service, numerous thunderstorms will impact all areas through the Memorial Day Weekend.
A flash flood watch is in effect for all of southeast Kansas as well as Butler and Cowley counties until 10 a.m. Thursday morning. In addition, another flash flood watch has been issued across central and south central Kansas from mid-morning throughout tonight.
Numerous flood warnings remain in effect for our area.
Thunderstorms will increase as they spread west/northwest across south-central and central Kansas this morning. Scattered to numerous thunderstorms, several of which may be severe with very large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are possible this afternoon and tonight. Areas at greatest risk for very large hail, perhaps around 2 inches in diameter, 60 to 80 mph winds and a few tornadoes would be across all of south-central Kansas and those parts of central Kansas along, and south, of Great Bend through around McPherson. Golfball-sized hail and winds around 60 mph are expected for the remaining areas.
A flash flood watch will be effect for all of south-central and central Kansas until 7 a.m. CDT Saturday. In addition, scattered to numerous thunderstorms that are likely to be severe will occur in all areas Friday and Friday night. Areas at greatest risk for severe thunderstorms would be central and south-central Kansas where very large hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are all expected.
Numerous thunderstorms, that may be severe, will continue in all areas for most of the Memorial Day Weekend. Scattered thunderstorms remain possible thru the middle of next week.