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.
000 FGUS73 KTOP 261638 ESFTOP KSC003-059-149-262238- HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS 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 reached. 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. $$