Heavy rains that fell in south central Kansas through the day have resulted in flash flood warnings for Sedgwick, Sumner, Butler, Cowley, Chase and Marion counties.
A line of thunderstorms moved through the area, bringing just over an inch of rain to Eisenhower National Airport by mid afternoon Monday. Rainfall totals of two to four inches are expected through Tuesday.
Flood warnings have been issued for the Arkansas River and Little Arkansas River in Reno, Harvey and Sedgwick Counties. Flood warnings were also issued for the Cow Creek in Rice and Reno counties, with major flooding expected in the Hutchinson area.
The Kansas Division of Emergency Management has opened the state emergency operations center in Topeka to support county efforts to deal with severe weather and flooding.
Tornado warnings were issued for western and northern areas of Oklahoma. Two tornadoes were on the ground north of Crescent, Oklahoma, with warnings issued for Kingfisher, Logan and Noble counties. There were no immediate reports of damage.
Trained spotters also reported tornadoes on the ground Monday afternoon in Cherokee County in southeast Kansas. One was reported south of Chicopee and the other was reported north of Carona. There were no reports of damage.