Rain continues around Wichita area, some roads closed

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SEDGWICK COUNTY, Kan. (KSNW) – Parts of Sedgwick County have already seen more than two inches of rain and it is expected to continue throughout the day, despite a low severe weather risk.

At least one car left the roadway early Wednesday morning because of high water in Goddard near the intersection of Maple and 167th Streets, according to the Sedgwick County Dispatch.

KSN checked the roads, and so far, high water has closed 119th South closed from K-42 to 55th South. Also, 47th Street South is closed from Maize Road to 119th Street West.

A flood warning was issued for the Whitewater River at Towanda until Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service in Wichita.

Rivers, creeks and streams around the Flint Hills could also experience high water over the course of the day.


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