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Friday, August 26, 2016

Indian Creek Rising Rapidly in Overland Park

Heavy rain that began after midnight has caused a rapid rise on Indian Creek in Olathe and Overland Park.


Rainfalls of as high at 3-inches in the Indian Creek headwaters on top of around 5-inches late Tuesday into Wednesday morning has sent the creek to near "monitor stage" at Blackbob and continues to rise .2 of a foot every 10 minutes.



Shown below are the stages shortly before 5:20 am Thursday:



The heavy rain has moved north of this area- however there should be increasing concerns for further heavy rainfall forecasted later this Thursday afternoon and evening- as storm totals are nearling 7-inches since late Tuesday night and soils are now saturated.

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