Oskaloosa, KS (66066)

4:01 AM CDT on August 22, 2017 (GMT -0500)
Eastern Jefferson County | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Flash Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 1151 ft 39.19 °N, 95.24 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Rain
Rain
65.8 °F
Feels Like 65.8 °F
N
9.8
Wind Variable Wind from East
Gusts 17.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1000 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 2.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:40 AM 8:06 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KLWC 220852Z AUTO 11009G17KT 10SM -TSRA FEW010 OVC060 19/19 A2998 RMK AO2 PK WND 02032/0754 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSE26B33 SLP142 P0033 60077 T01940189 50007
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 1000 ft
Overcast 6000 ft
Dew Point 62 °F
Humidity 86%
Rainfall 2.25 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:40 AM 8:06 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KLWC 220852Z AUTO 11009G17KT 10SM -TSRA FEW010 OVC060 19/19 A2998 RMK AO2 PK WND 02032/0754 LTG DSNT ALQDS TSE26B33 SLP142 P0033 60077 T01940189 50007

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Flash Flood Warning
Issued: 2:52 AM CDT Aug. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... The Flash Flood Warning remains in effect until 545 am CDT for
southern Jefferson... Shawnee... northwestern Douglas and southeastern
Jackson counties...

At 236 am CDT, emergency management reported flash flooding 3 miles
south-southeast of McLouth where a water Rescue was being performed.
Rainfall of two to four inches has been common in the warned area
with local amounts over six inches likely.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Topeka, northern Lawrence, Rossville, Oskaloosa, Tecumseh, Dover,
Silver Lake, Auburn, Perry, McLouth, Meriden, Ozawkie, Lecompton,
Willard, Pauline, Williamstown, Perry Lake, Grantville and Berryton.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 between mile markers 346 and 355.
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 167 and 193.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

In hilly terrain there are hundreds of low water crossings which are
potentially dangerous in heavy rain. Do not attempt to cross flooded
roads. Find an alternate Route.


Lat... Lon 3901 9519 3899 9562 3887 9561 3888 9593
      3921 9597 3929 9518



Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:10 PM CDT Aug. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kansas and northeast Kansas,
including the following areas, in east central Kansas,
Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Lyon, Osage, Shawnee, and
Wabaunsee. In northeast Kansas, Brown, Jackson, Jefferson,
Nemaha, and Pottawatomie.

* Through Tuesday morning

* a period of heavy rainfall is expected with the potential for
a few locations to receive around 2 inches of rain by Tuesday
morning.

* The heavy rainfall over a short period of time could lead to
rapid rises on creeks and streams, especially in urban areas.
Ponding of water on roads is also likely.

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.