Showers and storms dropped several inches of rain in portions of Central and Eastern Kansas on Monday. The strongest storms produced rainfall rates of over 4 inches per hour at times, including 5 inches of rain in just 75 minutes reported Monday evening near Olpe, KS in southern Lyon County.
Topeka, KS officially recorded 1.34" of rainfall at Topeka's Billard Airport on Monday which sets a new record rainfall for July 29th, breaking the previous record of 1.14" set in 1895.
Below are rainfall reports from Monday that have been submitted to the WIBW Weather Team. Feel free to submit your own reports by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or posting to www.facebook.com/wibw.weather.team
Monday Rainfall Totals:
Topeka, Billard Airport (Shawnee Co, KS) - 1.34"
Manhattan (Riley Co, KS) - 2.08"
Concordia (Cloud Co, KS) - 1.46"
Lawrence (Douglas Co, KS) - 0.87"
Emporia, KVOE (Lyon Co, KS) - 1.50"
Emporia, Airport (Lyon Co, KS) - 1.65"
Washington (Washington Co, KS) - 1.50"
Clay Center (Clay Co, KS) - 2.55"
Blue Rapids (Marshall Co, KS) - 2.50"
Blaine (Pottawatomie Co, KS) - 2.56"
Robinson (Brown Co, KS) - 3.0"
Silver Lake (Shawnee Co, KS) - 1.8"
South of Olpe (Lyon Co, KS) - 9.0"
Wamego (Pottawatomie Co, KS) - 2.50"