Flood Watch

Areas Affected: Barton; Butler; Chase; Chautauqua; Cowley; Elk; Ellsworth; Greenwood; Harper; Harvey; Kingman; Lincoln; Marion; McPherson; Reno; Rice; Russell; Saline; Sedgwick; Sumner

NWS Wichita (Southeastern Kansas)

...Multiple rounds of heavy rain through Wednesday morning... .Periods of heavy rain will likely cause flooding along area rivers and creeks through Tuesday night. ...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a 

* Flood Watch for portions of Central Kansas, South Central Kansas, and Southeast Kansas, including the following areas, in Central Kansas, Barton, Chase, Ellsworth, Lincoln, Marion, McPherson, Rice, Russell, and Saline. In South Central Kansas, Butler, Cowley, Harper, Harvey, Kingman, Reno, Sedgwick, and Sumner. In Southeast Kansas, Chautauqua, Elk, and Greenwood. 

* From Sunday morning through Wednesday morning. 

* Rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches will be likely across the area. However, some areas of 5 to 7+ inches of rain will be possible

A flood watch means there is a potential for flooding based on current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in flood prone areas should be prepared to take action should flooding develop.