Heavy Rain Causing Localized Flooding In Wichita

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By: KAKE News Email

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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Heavy rain is causing some localized flooding in parts of Kansas, including Wichita.

KAKE First Alert Meteorologist Blake Smith says 1.43 inches of rain fell at Mid-Continent Airport in 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon. The area of Maple and West received even more, as rain continues to fall.

Dispatchers are asking drivers to avoid city streets and other areas that are typically prone to flooding. Several reports of stalled cars have already been called in.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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