MANHATTAN — Our area could use an prolonged break from extreme weather conditions and heavy rains, but the way the present temperature pattern is shaping up, it could be an lively next couple days with sturdy to intense thunderstorms.
In reality, slight extreme weather conditions chances exist now as a result of Saturday for the Manhattan space and a substantial swath of Kansas. Some areas even further south were listed in an improved hazard for significant storms Thursday evening. A flash flood check out is posted for Riley, Pottawatomie, Geary and Clay counties as a result of Friday early morning.

NWS Storm Prediction Center’s convective Day 1 outlook for Thursday, Might 23 (as of two p.m. Thursday)

NWS Storm Prediction Middle Working day two convective outlook for Friday, May 24 (as of 2 p.m. Thursday)

The principal risk for Thursday consists of hail up to 2 inches in diameter, flash flooding, sixty to 70 mph wind gusts and the probability of tornadoes. Storms are predicted to move in from the southwest after four p.m. and could linger off and on by way of the evening. Some storms could generate hefty rains. Considerably of the identical is predicted into Friday and Saturday with continued good possibilities of rain and thunderstorms the two days.
FLOOD WARNINGS

The Nationwide Climate Provider has issued a Flood Warning for Wildcat Creek at Manhattan Scenic Drive from Friday early morning to Friday evening.

*At ten:fifteen a.m. Thursday the stage was four.7 toes. Flood phase is 14 toes. Minimal flooding is forecast.

*It is expected to rise previously mentioned flood phase by Friday early morning and crest to in close proximity to 14.seven ft by late Friday morning. It is predicted to fall underneath flood stage by late Friday morning.

* Impact…At fourteen. feet…Flood waters reach Poliska Lane, just north of Fort Riley Blvd.

The Countrywide Weather Assistance has issued a Flood Warning for the Kansas River at Manhattan.
* from late Thursday night right up until additional observe.
* At 10:00 AM Thursday the phase was seventeen.4 feet.
* Flood phase is 18. toes.
* Slight flooding is forecast.
* Forecast…Rise earlier mentioned flood phase by Friday early morning and proceed to
increase to in close proximity to 21.one feet by Sunday early morning.
* Impact…Low lands together the river flood.

The write-up Significant storms doable Thursday, Friday and Saturday appeared initial on Information Radio KMAN.

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