Severe thunderstorm watch, flash flood watch in effect

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect from Saturday night through 3 a.m. Sunday, May 26, according to the National Weather Service.

Wyandotte County has a slight chance of severe storms tonight, the weather service said. These storms could include dime to quarter-size hail and 40-50 mph winds with isolated gusts to 60 mph.

A flash flood watch is in effect through 7 a.m. Sunday, according to the weather service. Rainfall from Saturday through Sunday morning could total 1 to 1.5 inches.

Continued rain could make flooding worse on the Missouri and Kansas rivers, which are currently in minor flood stage in Wyandotte County.

From 2 to 3 inches of rain could fall in Wyandotte County during the next seven days, according to the weather service.

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