National Weather Service http://kmuw.org en Weather Service Says Watch Out For Floods, Hail And Wind http://kmuw.org/post/weather-service-says-watch-out-floods-hail-and-wind <p><strong><em>Updated 9:00am </em></strong></p><p>Heavy rainfall is flooding in parts of downtown Wichita Thursday morning, as well as part of Valley Center.</p><p>The National Weather Service reports that excessive runoff from rainfall will cause flooding in small creeks, streams, and low-lying streets and underpasses. Drive carefully and watch for flooded roadways.</p> Thu, 30 May 2013 13:58:41 +0000 Kate Clause 18042 at http://kmuw.org Weekend Tornado In Western Kansas Was An EF4 http://kmuw.org/post/weekend-tornado-western-kansas-was-ef4 <p>The National Weather Service says a tornado that traveled seven miles across rural western Kansas during the weekend was an EF4, with winds of 165 to 185 miles per hour.<br><br>The report from the agency's Dodge City office follows a survey of the tornado's path Saturday night in Pawnee County.<br><br>An EF4 is the second-strongest on the scale used to measure the strength of tornadoes.<br> Thu, 23 May 2013 11:34:26 +0000 Associated Press 17678 at http://kmuw.org National Weather Service Is Looking For Storm Spotters http://kmuw.org/post/national-weather-service-looking-storm-spotters <p>As part of Severe Weather Awareness Week for the state of Kansas, the National Weather Service is offering a storm spotter training class Tuesday night in Wichita.<br><br>Spring is the most active tornado season in Kansas.</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:15:48 +0000 Milt Radford 13675 at http://kmuw.org National Weather Service Is Looking For Storm Spotters