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The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory in Lawrence that extends until 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28. Douglas County Emergency Management warned against driving across flooded roads. 

The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory for Douglas County through 12:30 p.m. Thursday due to heavy rainfall hitting the area. 

The rain could cause flooding throughout low-lying areas of Lawrence, Douglas County Emergency Management said on Twitter. 

Small creeks, streets and other drainage areas will be subject to excessive runoff, according to DCEM.

The rain is expected to last through the early afternoon, with a decreased chance after 4 p.m., according to the NWS.

DCEM warned against driving across flooded roads.