Last Updated: Monday, August 5, 2013

Kansas flooding prompts disaster declaration in Hutchinson, Reno County

Heavy rain has caused flooding in parts of Kansas prompting a local disaster in Reno County.

At least 150 people at Elm Grove Estates in northwest Hutchinson have been evacuated, Kansas.Com reported. Evacuated people are taken to Hutchinson Regional Medical Facility and Guadalupe Catholic Church in south Hutchinson.

Emergency Management officials have urged locals to limit travel as much as possible to essential trips in an emergency preparedness statement.

Original post: Natural Disasters List August 5, 2013