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Lat: 39.05N, Lon: 95.68W
Wx Zone: KSZ039 CWA Used: TOP

Kansas Drought Monitor

The Kansas Drought monitor is a subset of the United States Monitor, issued every Thursday morning, based on drought conditions the previous Tuesday. The map below shows the current drought level around the state, and the percent of Kansas land area in each drought level compared to the previous week.

Read an explanation of the drought intensities and what they mean.

Kansas Drought Monitor

Kansas Hydrologic Information Statement

Note that if drought conditions are not being experienced, or in the case of river flooding or heavy rain, this statement may be used to indicate river flows or flood potential.

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Hydrologic Outlook  
National Weather Service Topeka KS
910 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Hydrologic 
Outlook for the following streams: Big Blue River...Black Vermillion 
River...Marais Des Cygnes River...Mill Creek...Pottawatomie Creek...
Republican River...Saline River.

This hydrologic outlook is based on predicted rainfall and estimated 
runoff from earlier rainfall. Crests may vary if actual rainfall or 
runoff is greater or less than anticipated.

Location: Pottawatomie Creek near Scipio  
Flood stage: 23.0 feet 
Latest stage: 4.0 feet at 9 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 25.7 feet Sunday Apr 30 

Location: Big Blue River near Blue Rapids 
Flood stage: 26.0 feet 
Latest stage: 16.3 feet at 8 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 27.1 feet Monday May 01 

Location: Black Vermillion River at Frankfort 
Flood stage: 19.0 feet 
Latest stage: 7.7 feet at 8 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 23.3 feet Sunday Apr 30 

Location: Marais Des Cygnes River near Quenemo 
Flood stage: 17.0 feet 
Latest stage: 2.4 feet at 9 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 18.6 feet Sunday Apr 30 

Location: Mill Creek at Washington 
Flood stage: 18.0 feet 
Latest stage: 2.5 feet at 9 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 18.8 feet Monday May 01 

Location: Republican River at Clay Center 
Flood stage: 15.0 feet 
Latest stage: 8.1 feet at 8 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 16.3 feet Monday May 01 

Location: Saline River at Tescott 
Flood stage: 25.0 feet 
Latest stage: 8.3 feet at 8 AM Saturday 
Forecast crest: 28.9 feet Monday May 01 

Later statements, possibly warnings, may be issued as additional 
information becomes available.

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