The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings for Harper and Sumner counties in southern Kansas.
Anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain fell in Harper County overnight, officials said, with higher amounts reported in small pockets. The southern half of the county was hit particularly hard.
Water has been reported over K-44 and K-179 east and south of Anthony, as well as some rural roads in the county. Additional rain is expected to flood small creeks and streams, as well as country roads, low water crossings and adjacent farm land.
The Chikaskia River near Corbin in Sumner County is forecast to flood later today, the weather service reported. At 7 a.m., the water stage was 8.8 feet. Flood stage is 10 feet, and the water is expected to rise above that late this morning.
The Chikaskia is expected to crest near 12 feet by this afternoon before falling below flood stage Wednesday morning. Farm land flooding is anticipated.