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Sunday Brings Heat Relief For Some; Flash Flood Threat Along Cold Front

A cold front shifting across the Central Plains, Midwest, Great Lakes and Northeast on Sunday will bring some relief from the heat with cooler and drier air. Excessive heat holds Sunday roughly south of I-70. Heavy rain from thunderstorms along the front may bring flash flooding. Read More >

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Today's Date is Sunday July 21, 2019...\n ON... Jul 21, 1993 Heavy rains in and around west central and central Kansas caused the Walnut Creek to flood through Rush county. Flooding began during the morning hours. Most homes in Alexander had flooded basements. Water covered highway 96 between Alexander and Nekoma. Highway 183 south of Rush Center was covered by 20 inches of water and was closed to most traffic. Several families were evacuated as three feet of water covered most streets in Timken. The Timken post office, mid state coop, Timken seed company, and six residential blocks were flooded. The Big Timber Creek went out of its banks south of Liebenthal and flooded highway 183. A highway construction project at the Big Timber Creek was completely under water. Flood conditions ended by 10 am on the 24th. Heavy rains across west-central and central kansas from july 18th to july 24th caused flooding along the Pawnee River from Burdett to Larned. Highway 183 in Sanford was closed due to flood conditions on july 23rd. Flooding subsided by about 9 pm on the 24th.

 

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