August 14th & the AM of August 15th Was Quite A Soaker

August 14th & the AM of August 15th Was Quite A Soaker
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Observed Rain Amounts from Tuesday & Wednesday AM

If there’s one thing you can say about the past day or so, it certainly was active. We had scattered on and off t-storms throughout your Tuesday and some of them turned out to be a bit strong. Then, Mother Nature let loose with a good batch of heavy rain and t-storms that took us through Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. What started as back-building t-storms in Montgomery County, KS led to a bigger batch of rain and strong t-storms. The end result is easy to see on the map showing rainfall amounts through Wednesday up until 7 AM today. Most spots observed between .5″ and 2″ in that time frame. Needless to say, the biggest bulls-eye was focused on southeast KS (especially Montgomery County). Once you work west past Columbus and especially into northern Montgomery County, the rain amounts just skyrocketed. Rainfall amounts in that area varied from as little as 2″ to as much as 8+” of rain. With additional rain possible late Thursday night and going into Friday morning, we’ll keep an eye on the area and see if we need to be concerned about any possible additional flooding.