Heavy rain tonight and tomorrow heightens flood potential in southern Kansas

Residents in flood-prone areas of central and southern Kansas should be prepared to take safety precautions as heavy rain continues to pound the region, the National Weather Service warns. Downpours could develop rapidly. Rain fell at the rate of 4 inches an hour for a time in the Lindsborg area early Monday afternoon.

Motorists are reminded not to drive through flood waters, or risk being swept away.