7 inches of rain in Reno County highlight a rainy night in region

This map showing rainfall as of 7 a.m. Sunday reflects why Reno and Rice counties are battling flooding issues today.

That’s a large area of 6 inches or more of rain in Rice and Reno counties, with 7 inches reported in Nickerson.

Water was also reported over roads in Park City and northern Butler County as runoff continues to feed into swollen creeks and rivers.

Wichita had recorded 3.4 inches in the 27-hour period ending at 10 a.m. Sunday. That hoisted rainfall for the month to 6.73 inches, more than 6 inches above normal for the month.