Weather Alerts

Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Rooks
  • Phillips

The Flood Warning Continues For
The Bow Creek Near Stockton.
- At 1:46 Am Thursday The Stage Was 12.4 Feet.
- Flood Stage Is 9.0 Feet.
- Moderate Flooding Is Occurring And Minor Flooding Is Forecast.
- Forecast The River Will Continue To Fall To Below Flood Stage By
Thursday Afternoon.
- A Record Maximum Height Of 14.3 Feet Was Reached On June 19, 2010.

Areal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Phillips
  • Rooks

The National Weather Service In Hastings Has Issued A
- Flood Warning For
Southern Phillips County In North Central Kansas
Northern Rooks County In North Central Kansas
- Until 1230 Pm Cdt Thursday
- At 1231 Am Cdt Doppler Radar Indicated That Heavy Rain From
Earlier In The Night Has Resulted In Ongoing Flooding Within The
Area. Radar Estimation Along With A Few Rain Gauge
Reports Indicate That Anywhere From 2 To 6 Inches Of Rain Have
Fallen With The Highest Amounts Focused Along A Narrow Corridor
From Northwestern Rooks Into East Central Phillips Counties.
- Some Locations That Could Experience Flooding Include
Phillipsburg Stockton Logan Agra Kirwin Woodston
Damar Glade Speed And Webster State Park. Flooding Is Also
Detected By Gauges Along The Bow Creek In Far North Central Rooks
County And Along The North Fork Solomon River Near Glade.
Although A Lull In Rainfall Is Currently Ongoing Within The Warning
Area It Is Possible That Additional Rain Could Re-develop Into The
Area Later This Morning.
This Areal Flood Warning Replaces The Flood Advisory That Was
Previously Issued Through 115 Am Cdt.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Recognize The
Dangers Of Flooding. If Flooding Is Observed Act Quickly. Move Up To
Higher Ground To Escape Flood Waters. Do Not Stay In Areas Subject To
Flooding When Water Begins Rising.

Areal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Graham
  • Norton

The National Weather Service In Goodland Has Issued A
- Flood Warning For
Graham County In Northwestern Kansas
Norton County In Northwestern Kansas
- Until 530 Am Cdt
- At 1132 Pm Cdt Several Rounds Of Thunderstorms This Afternoon
And Evening Have Moved Over Both Graham And Norton Counties
Producing Heavy Rainfall. Doppler Radar Indicates 2 To 4 Inches Of
Rain Has Fallen. While Most Thunderstorms Have Moved Out Of The
Area Localized Flooding Will Continue Into The Overnight Hours.
Additional Thunderstorm Activity Is Expected To Move Into The
Warned Area Later Tonight As Well.
- Some Locations That Will Experience Flooding Include
Norton Hill City Almena Lenora Morland Bogue Clayton
Edmond Saint Peter Densmore Penokee New Almelo Calvert
Reager And Studley.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
Most Flood Deaths Occur In Automobiles. Never Drive Your Vehicle Into
Areas Where The Water Covers The Roadway. Flood Waters Are Usually
Deeper Than They Appear. Just One Foot Of Flowing Water Is Powerful
Enough To Sweep Vehicles Off The Road. When Encountering Flooded
Roads Make The Smart Choice Turn Around Dont Drown.
Be Especially Cautious At Night When It Is Harder To Recognize The
Dangers Of Flooding. If Flooding Is Observed Act Quickly. Move Up To
Higher Ground To Escape Flood Waters. Do Not Stay In Areas Subject To
Flooding When Water Begins Rising.

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Furnas
  • Smith
  • Phillips
  • Rooks
  • Osborne

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Through Thursday Morning
The National Weather Service In Hastings Has Expanded The
- Flash Flood Watch To Include Portions Of North Central Kansas
And South Central Nebraska Including The Following Areas
In North Central Kansas Jewell Osborne Phillips Rooks
And Smith. In South Central Nebraska Buffalo Fillmore
Franklin Furnas Harlan Kearney Nuckolls Phelps And
Webster.
- Through Thursday Morning
- Thunderstorms Will Increase In Coverage This Evening Into The
Overnight Hours With Heavy Rain At Times.
- Heavy Rain In Excess Of 1 To 2 Inches An Hour Is Possible
Overnight With Isolated Rainfall Totals Of 4 To 6 Inches Not
Out Of The Question. As A Result Flash Flooding Will Be
Possible Through Thursday Morning Especially In Low-lying
Areas And Near Streams.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flash Flood Watch Means That Conditions May Develop That Lead
To Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding Is A Very Dangerous Situation.
You Should Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Take Action
Should Flash Flood Warnings Be Issued.

Flash Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Cheyenne
  • Rawlins
  • Decatur
  • Norton
  • Sherman
  • Thomas
  • Sheridan
  • Graham
  • Wallace
  • Logan
  • Gove
  • Dundy
  • Hitchcock
  • Red Willow

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Until 6 Am Mdt /7 Am Cdt/
Thursday
The National Weather Service In Goodland Has Issued A
- Flash Flood Watch For Portions Of East Central Colorado
Northwest Kansas And Southwest Nebraska Including The
Following Areas In East Central Colorado Cheyenne Co Kit
Carson And Yuma. In Northwest Kansas Cheyenne Ks Decatur
Gove Graham Logan Norton Rawlins Sheridan
Sherman Thomas And Wallace. In Southwest Nebraska Dundy
Hitchcock And Red Willow.
- Until 6 Am Mdt /7 Am Cdt/ Thursday
- Thunderstorms Will Move Across The Area Through The Overnight
Hours And A Produce A General 1 To 3 Inches With Locally Higher
Amounts. This Could Cause Additional Flash Flooding Especially
In Locations That Have Received Heavy Rainfall In The Last Few
Days.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Flash Flood Watch Means That Additional Rainfall May Result In
Flash Flooding. Flash Flooding Is A Very Dangerous Situation.
Monitor Later Forecasts And Be Prepared To Move Quickly To Higher
Ground Should Flash Flooding Occur.