Archives for October 2009

Resurfacing Starts on Wall St. ini Ft. Scott

Resurfacing of Fort Scott’s Wall Street project has finally begun — four months after it should have. The project, which will include a two-inch milling of the asphalt on Wall Street from Scott Avenue to Steen Street and subsequent overlay of fresh asphalt, was originally scheduled to begin at the beginning of July but was delayed because of funding issues and weather delays.City Manager Joe Turner says the project should be completed by shortly after Thanksgiving.

Flash Flood Watch in Effect

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH THROUGH FRIDAY FOR EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI…

.A STORM SYSTEM MOVING THROUGH THE PLAINS INTO THE OZARKS WILL PRODUCE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO FOUR INCHES ACROSS SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND SOUTHWEST MISSOURI THROUGH FRIDAY. LOCALLY hEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL BE POSSIBLE. WITH THIS RAINFALL OCCURRING ON WET SOILS FROM AN UNSEASONABLY WET OCTOBER…FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE. PERIODS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL OCCUR THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY WITH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL LIKELY TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

ALLEN COUNTY AND THE SECOND TIER OF COUNTIES WEST OF THE STATE LINE ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE WATCH. HOWEVER BOURBON AND THE FIRST-TIER COUNTIES ARE INCLUDED.