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Flood watch remains in effect through Tuesday

A flood watch is in effect until Tuesday for northern Sedgwick County, Butler, Harvey, Reno and Marion counties. Weather forecasters say storms with heavy rainfall are possible through Monday night.

Although the city of Wichita had only received an inch of rain by Sunday evening, there were reports of roads flooded in northern and western parts of Sedgwick County.

Law enforcement officers reported roads closed at: K-96 and 167th Street West; Seneca north of 101st Street; and 247th West and 29th Street North.

In Peabody, the road near 30th Street was closed because of high water.

Elsewhere, Pretty Prairie in Reno County reported 4.5 inches of rain; Potwin in Butler County received 4 inches of rain.

"We've had quite a few spots with 4 to 5 inches of rain reported," said Vanessa Pearce, meteorologist with the National Weather Service.

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