These 10 Photos Show The Devastation Of Kansas’ Worst Flood In Decades

If you’re here, you know all about the severe weather we’ve been suffering through. All along the Arkansas river and throughout our various lakes, flooding is impacting local travel, homes, and recreation. Lakes and rivers are breaking flood records that they set 20 or more years ago, and rainfall records for the month of May are being broken all over the Midwest. Take a look at these 10 impactful photos of what may be Kansas’ worst flood in decades.

Thanks to the dedicated photographers of the Kansas Nature Lovers Facebook group and various reservoir organizations, we’ve got lots to show you.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

You can also keep an eye on estimated flood levels in certain areas with this handy website that automatically updates when new levels are recorded.

Once things have finally settled down, we can’t wait to see our waterfalls with a little more oomph than we’re used to seeing.