Evening storms hit Manhattan and surrounding areas Sunday night, bringing with them hail and tornado warning conditions. By 9:30 p.m., the National Weather Service reported more than 3 inches of rain fell in the area and placed southeastern Riley County in a flash flood warning until 1:30 a.m. Monday morning.
Multiple reports of the storm came in on social media from those who experienced it firsthand.
— Braden Erickson (@berickson45) April 25, 2016
There is flooding in the streets water at least a half foot high to a foot in some places in Manhattan @NWSTopeka
— James Wilson (@nmjameswilson) April 25, 2016
There's a storm comin. Time-lapse taken from the second floor of DU. pic.twitter.com/bdqtYBAwA1
— K-State DU (@KStateDeltaU) April 25, 2016
— Chance Howard (@ChanceHoward5) April 25, 2016
— Scott Lindberg (@SllabStudios) April 25, 2016
Earlier in the evening, students living in the residence halls were moved to the basements during a tornado warning that lasted from 7:35 to 8 p.m.
— melissa jacobs (@deathrep) April 25, 2016
According to the National Weather Service, more potentially damaging storms are likely to pass through Tuesday afternoon and into the evening.
Photos from Sunday