The City of Wichita is advising drivers to avoid several areas of town due to flash flooding. A Flash Flood Warning for Sedgwick County is in effect until 9:30 p.m.
Maple Street from West Street to I-235 has been closed. Drivers are encouraged to use other arterials including Kellogg and Central.
Other areas to avoid include:
- Pawnee and Meridian
- West Street from 13th to Kellogg
- Bleckley Street from Douglas to Kellogg
- Harry Street from McLean to Seneca
Wichita Police remind motorists not to drive into the flood waters. Turn around, don’t drown.