UPDATE: The Flood Watch has been extended as we already outlined ink our update. Here is the new graphic:

Hello Weather Watchers

Our forecast hasn’t changed much since yesterday.

Deep moisture approaching from the South and a Cold from approaching from the NW…

Strong gusty South winds should begin to develop ahead of the front this afternoon and continue overnight into Saturday.

A Flood Watch has been issued for Northeast Kansas.

Still anticipating the potential for Heavy rainfall for areas of Eastern sections especially along and either side of a line from Salina to Hutchinson to Pratt.

Very Heavy rainfall is expected North of US 56 and along and East of a Manhattan to Marion line.

Severe Weather is also becoming a concern for Saturday afternoon into early evening :

Widely scattered Supercells are possible initially in the areas circled in Red- initiating around 2-3pm

Once storms line up the Significant hail threat should decrease fairly rapidly… that is when the HEAVY RAIN threat begins and will continue through noon Sunday.

Those heading to the Chiefs home opener – Flash Flooding could be an issue along I-35 and especially in the KC area overnight Saturday night into Sunday morning.

The front should clear be South of the KC area by Kick-off making for a NICE day in KC.

Additional rainfall is likely Monday night-Wednesday in parts of Kansas.

We will keep you posted!!

The new pattern is beginning to transition – we are excited to see what’s coming for the next year!

Questions on the current- please ask….