Heavy Rainfall Soaks Southern Kansas (3/21/2007)

By: Brad Ketcham

Heavy Rainfall up to 6 inches soaked portions of Southern Kansas on March 20th, 2007. Numerous flood warnings were issued for impassible roadways.

Persistant thunderstorms brought welcome rainfall to most of South Central and Southeast Kansas on March 20th, 2007. But some of the thunderstorms trained over the same areas and produced rainfall totals up to 6 inches along the Kansas/Oklahoma border. Image 1 shows the storm total precipitation for the event from the Wichita WSR-88d radar. Notice the 6 inch bullseye just south of Arkansas City, Kansas.

Here is a list of rainfall reports issued on the evening of March 20th, 2007 for some of the major cities in Central, South Central and Southeast Kansas:

ASUS63 KICT 210031 RTPICT MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION TABLE FOR CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS 731 PM CDT TUE MAR 20 2007

VALUES REPRESENT 12 HOUR HIGHS - LOWS OVER THE LAST 18 HOURS AND PRECIPITATION OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS.

.BR ICT 0320 C DH19/TAIRZY/TAIRZI/PP

:CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS -- TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION DATA :.................................................. : STATION MAX / MIN / 24-HR : NAME TEMP/ TEMP / PRECIP :.................................................. : : RSL : RUSSELL : 69 / 49 / 0.04 SLN : SALINA : 62 / 49 / 0.29 HUT : HUTCHINSON : 61 / 49 / 1.24 AAO : WICHITA JABARA : 62 / 50 / 0.80 ICT : WICHITA MIDCONT : 62 / 51 / 2.21 WLD : WINFIELD : 61 / 54 / 2.00 CNU : CHANUTE : 60 / 50 / 1.74 PPF : PARSONS : 59 / 52 / 1.88 CFV : COFFEYVILLE : 60 / 54 / 3.29 GBD : GREAT BEND : 64 / 48 / 0.02 EWK : NEWTON : 61 / 48 / 0.56 : .END

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