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Heavy rain hammering Wichita as work day gets under way

The National Weather Service has issued a special weather statement warning Wichita motorists of heavy rain that was hitting the city as the morning commute ended today.

The heaviest rain was over downtown Wichita just after 8 a.m. and was slowly moving north at 15 miles an hour. Street flooding could be an issue in some parts of town, forecasters warned.