Severe Weather Awareness: The Rain came Down, the Water Came Up

Flash flooding is consistently one of the top storm-related killers each year. In 2016, floods closed many roads in Sedgwick, Sumner, Cowley and Butler counties following a couple of very heavy thunderstorm complexes in the late summer, and one person died. Simple action can save your life the next time you encounter high water.

A quick post today: I’ve compiled a number of NWS Resources on Flooding into a single video. Enjoy!

Don’t be this guy, ok?

For more information about flooding in Kansas, visit https://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/states/ks-flood.shtml

Other posts in this series:

Severe Weather Awareness 2017

Severe Weather Awareness 2017: Watch vs. Warning (and a bonus)

Severe Weather Awareness 2017: What to expect in the aftermath

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Grey skies with a few showers will be the weather story to finish out the workweek, but the payoff is a beautiful weekend. We are also closely monitoring what appears to be the first significant severe weather threat of the season for the state.

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2020 04 20

Though he passed nearly two months ago, our hearts are still hurting over the loss of a valued member of the KSStorm.Info team — Steve Boleski. As we enter storm season we offer a look at some of the chasing photos Steve was able to take over the past four seasons.

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