More rain leads to flash flooding in south-central Kansas

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WINFIELD, Kan. (KAKE) -

Several inches of rain Thursday morning has caused flash flooding in several south-central Kansas counties. 

In Cowley County, emergency management officials said impacted areas include Arkansas City, Winfield, Udall, Geuda Springs, Rock, Winfield City Lake and Strother Field Airport. 

KAKE Meteorologist Frank Waugh said Thursday morning that the area had already received four to five inches of rain.

A flash flood warning remains in effect until 1:30 p.m. for western Cowley, southeastern Butler and southeastern Sumner counties. 

NewsCow posted several pictures of the flooding between Ark City and Winfield on its Facebook page. Drivers are reminded to heed all warning signs and safety barriers. Don't try to wade or drive through flooded areas. 

Portions of south-central and southeast Kansas, including the Wichita area, are under a flash flood watch through Friday morning. Track the rain here

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