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Weather for Topeka, Kansas

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.

FGUS73 KTOP 261638
1138 AM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

This product includes the following rivers or creeks: Pottawatomie 
Creek...Vermillion Creek.
This flood forecast was primarily based on predicted rainfall. If 
rainfall is less than predicted...the forecast river stage may not be
Expected rainfall this afternoon and tonight may cause flooding in 
the Pottawatomie Creek basin as well as the Vermillion Creek basin

Below, see deatils for each location.

For the Pottawatomie Creek near Scipio ...
Flood stage is...23.0 feet.
Moderate flooding is forecast...with a crest around 25.2 feet Friday 
early afternoon.

For the Vermillion Creek near Louisville...
Flood Stage is 30.0 feet.
Minor flooding is forecast...The creek is forecast to crest around
33.5 feet Friday early afternoon.

Stay tuned to later developments by listening to NOAA Weather Radio 
and local media.