Flooding hits Manhattan and K-State

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A fallen tree rests on a blue Chevy Cavalier blocking Campus Creek Road near the Campus Creek Amphitheater after severe thunderstorms passed through Manhattan on Sept. 10, 2015. (George Walker | The Collegian)

Aggieville went dark Thursday night as passing storms disrupted power to parts of Manhattan. Westar reported more than 4,100 people without power at about 8 p.m.

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From left, Smith Scholarship House residents Kyle Bayliff, senior in chemistry and physics, Taylor Spangler, freshman in education, Tony Williams, senior in physics and journalism, and Elijah Stowe, freshman in chemistry, play a round of Fact or Crap during the hour and a half long power outage during the severe weather that swept Manhattan on Sept. 10, 2015. (Parker Robb | The Collegian)

The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Riley County that was set to end at 9:30 p.m.

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Lightning and clouds illuminate the sky behind blacked-out buildings in Aggieville on Sept. 10, 2015. Severe storms caused flash flooding, power outages, and hail in Manhattan that night. (George Walker | The Collegian)

Stories of the flooding also hit social media Thursday night.

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