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Monday's heaviest rain missed heart of Wichita

The heaviest rain from Monday night’s intense thunderstorms missed the heart of Wichita.

Only .08 of an inch was recorded at the National Weather Service’s official reporting station next to the airport, but nearly an inch was reported three miles southwest of Park City.

Another .67 was reported two miles southwest of Garden Plain and nearly half an inch seven miles northeast of Wichita.

The strongest storm of the day ripped through the Salina area Monday morning. Winds estimated between 80 and 100 miles an hour uprooted trees and snapped power poles in northcentral Kansas, and more than an inch of rain was reported with the storm - including 1.75 inches of rain nearly a mile southwest of Salina, and 1.17 northwest of Smolan.

Nearly an inch fell just east of Lindsborg, and .89 fell nine miles west-southwest of Brookville.

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