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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 5:02 PM CDT on May 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on May 28, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Saturday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Kansas and south central Kansas...
including the following areas... in central Kansas... Barton...
Chase... Ellsworth... Lincoln... Marion... McPherson... Rice...
Russell and Saline. In south central Kansas... Butler...
Harvey... Kingman... Reno and Sedgwick.

* Through Saturday morning.

* Soils are already saturated from recent rainfall over the past
several days with additional chances for thunderstorms
expected through tonight. Any additional rain may exacerbate
ongoing flooding concerns or lead to additional flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember to turn around... don't drown.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Record Report

Statement as of 1:59 AM CDT on May 27, 2016


... Record rainfall at Salina for may 26th...

The total rainfall on may 26th at the Salina Airport was 1.85 inches
which surpasses the previous record of 1.54 inches of rain which
occurred in 1990.


Local Storm Report



05/27/2016 0529 PM

1 miles N of Wilson Lake, Russell County.

Funnel cloud, reported by NWS employee.


            Report of funnel cloud via twitter.




05/27/2016 0537 PM

Lucas, Russell County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/27/2016 0745 PM

7 miles SSE of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Report from public relayed via kwch on twitter.




05/27/2016 0820 PM

5 miles SW of Russell, Russell County.

Hail m0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/27/2016 0824 PM

8 miles S of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail e0.88 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Courtesy kwch




05/27/2016 0529 PM

1 miles N of Wilson Lake, Russell County.

Funnel cloud, reported by NWS employee.


            Report of funnel cloud via twitter.




05/27/2016 0537 PM

Lucas, Russell County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/27/2016 0745 PM

7 miles SSE of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Report from public relayed via kwch on twitter.




05/27/2016 0820 PM

5 miles SW of Russell, Russell County.

Hail m0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/27/2016 0824 PM

8 miles S of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail e0.88 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Courtesy kwch




05/27/2016 0824 PM

8 miles S of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail e0.88 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Courtesy kwch





05/27/2016 0820 PM

5 miles SW of Russell, Russell County.

Hail m0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/27/2016 0820 PM

5 miles SW of Russell, Russell County.

Hail m0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/27/2016 0745 PM

7 miles SSE of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Report from public relayed via kwch on twitter.





05/27/2016 0745 PM

7 miles SSE of Gorham, Russell County.

Hail m1.25 inch, reported by broadcast media.


            Report from public relayed via kwch on twitter.





05/27/2016 0537 PM

Lucas, Russell County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/27/2016 0529 PM

1 miles N of Wilson Lake, Russell County.

Funnel cloud, reported by NWS employee.


            Report of funnel cloud via twitter.





05/27/2016 0529 PM

1 miles N of Wilson Lake, Russell County.

Funnel cloud, reported by NWS employee.


            Report of funnel cloud via twitter.



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