Weekend rains lead to flash flooding in parts of Kansas
May 16, 2021
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Parts of Kansas are cleaning up after weekend storms brought flash flooding, along with pockets of wind and lightning damage.
Residents of the north-central Kansas town of Natoma were assessing damage on Monday, a day after a major flash flood. Mayor Rick Dunlap told KWCH-TV that the flood caused more damage than even the flood of 1993. The town of about 270 residents is in Osborne County.
Gov. Laura Kelly on Monday issued a state of emergency for several counties in response to the flooding. The declaration makes state resources available to help with response and rec...