Flash flood watch for border counties until Tuesday morning

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch until Tuesday morning for eight counties along the Oklahoma border, including Sumner and Cowley.

More than six inches of rain has fallen in far southern and southeast Kansas over the past two nights, the agency reports, and with more rain in the forecast flooding is a concern.

Other counties in the watch include Elk, Wilson, Neosho, Chautauqua, Montgomery and Labette.