The National Weather Service in Wichita, Ks. has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Sumner and Cowley counties in southern Kansas that goes from Thursday evening until Saturday evening.

Other counties included in the watch are Butler, Sedgwick, Allen, Chautauqua, Elk, Greenwood, Labette, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, and Woodson.

Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will bring the potential for heavy rainfall through Saturday. Repeated rounds of heavy rain may promote flooding or flash flooding, especially in low-lying areas. Urban flooding will also be possible.

A flash flood watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Remember to turn around, don`t drown. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.