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 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.
046 FGUS73 KTOP 291410 ESFTOP KSC003-027-059-117-139-143-169-201-300210- 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. $$