Warnings, Watches, Advisories, and Outlooks for Altoona,Kansas
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Hazardous Weather Outlook for Altoona, Kansas

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Wichita KS
358 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

358 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of Central Kansas,
South Central Kansas and Southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Tonight

Heat indices are expected to be in the 100 to 104 degree range for
southern Kansas this afternoon.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will become likely this evening
and overnight. This will mainly affect areas along and east of the
I-135 corridor. Isolated severe thunderstorms are also possible in
this area. Main threat will be damaging winds and very heavy rain
while some dime to nickel sized hail can`t be ruled out. Flash
flooding will also be possible during the overnight time frame as
well. While all counties along and east of the I-135 corridor will
be at risk for flash flooding, Greenwood, Woodson, Wilson, Allen and
Neosho counties will have the greatest chance for flash flooding
during the overnight.

A flash flood watch has been issued for tonight. See the latest
bulletin for details.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will continue to be problem
during the early morning hours. Areas along and east of I-135
corridor will likely see some strong storms with very heavy rain.
The far eastern counties will have the greatest chance for very
heavy rain and flash flooding.

Scattered storms will remain possible for Friday and Saturday with
a few strong storms with heavy rainfall possible.

Heat indices will approach 100 to 105 during the afternoons of
Sunday through Tuesday.


Spotter activation is not anticipated tonight.

For a graphical version of this information, see our webpage at:

Flash Flood Watch for Altoona, Kansas

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Wichita KS
246 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019

Including the cities of Salina, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion,
Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, Strong City, Newton, El Dorado,
Augusta, Andover, Rose Hill, Eureka, Madison, Yates Center, Iola,
Humboldt, Derby, Haysville, Bel Aire, Park City, Valley Center,
Wichita, Wellington, Winfield, Arkansas City, Howard, Moline,
Longton, Grenola, Neodesha, Fredonia, Chanute, Sedan, Cedar Vale,
Coffeyville, Independence, and Parsons
246 PM CDT Wed Aug 21 2019



The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Central Kansas, South
Central Kansas, and Southeast Kansas, including the following
areas, in Central Kansas, Chase, Marion, McPherson, and
Saline. In South Central Kansas, Butler, Cowley, Harvey,
Sedgwick, and Sumner. In Southeast Kansas, Allen, Chautauqua,
Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, and

* From 8 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning.

* Expected thunderstorm development with long lived very heavy
rain during the evening and overnight hours.

* In addition to the normal low lying areas that tend to flood,
other roads and highways will be at risk of rapidly rising
water. This rising water could be fast moving and have the
potential to sweep vehicles off the road with little or no


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.

Any use of the information on this page is at your own risk. This information should not be relied upon in life-threatening situations, potential financial loss situations or in lieu of any officially disseminated information. Visit the National Weather Service for official information.

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