A line of severe storms moved across southern Kansas and northern Oklahoma through the overnight hours Thursday morning, moving into Wichita around 2am bringing high winds and torrential rains. Over an inch and a half of rain fell in the city in less than 30 minutes as this line moved through. Wind gusts estimated over 70mph were reported with the line before it moved into Wichita, where winds gusted to near 60mph in the city.
Heavy rains flooded numerous streets across the city, many took hours to recede. Some roads were impassable for a short time until the water levels fell.
Scenes 1-4: Shots of lightning as the storm approached Wichita.
Scene 5: Shot of initial high wind gust hitting parking lot with blowing rain.
Scene 6-7: Shots of high wind and rain hitting a couple trees with occasional flashes of lightning.
Scene 8: Wide shot of parking lot as high wind and rain blowing through.
Scene 9: Shot of high wind and rain blowing by trees in a parking lot.
Scene 10: Shot of rain blowing horizontally in a parking lot.
Scene 11: Shot of blowing rain in a street light with occasional flashes of lightning.
Scene 12: Shot of blinding rain and wind blowing passed vehicles in a parking lot.
Scene 13: Wide shot of parking lot with high winds and rian blowing through parking lot.
Scene 14: Cool shot of water collecting on roof pouring out of pipes and into a parking lot.
Scene 15: Tight shot of lots of water dumping onto the ground.
Scene 16: POV shot of cars driving through flood waters on a Wichita road.
Scene 17: POV shot of car turning onto flooded road, driving up, then turnig off flooded road.
Scene 18: Panning shot of a car driving down a flooded road.
Scene 19: Oncoming car driving through flood waters in rain and lightning.
Scene 20: Wide shot of two cars driving through flood waters in opposing directions.
Scene 21: SUV driving away from camera in flooded road.
Scene 22: Pickup truck driving through deep flooded road.
Scene 23: Black car driving through deep flood waters.
Scene 24: Wide shot of car driving through flooded road away from the camera.
Scene 25: Wide shot of flooded road as a vehicle turns around before driving through.
Scene 26: Large tree limb down in a driveway.
Scene 27: Small branch on the road.
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