Syracuse Kansas

Kansas Department of Health and Environment

A southwest Kansas lake has been closed and two have been issued public health warnings due to blue-green algae blooms.

As the Topeka Capital-Journal reports, officials with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment announced Thursday that Hodgeman State Fishing Lake, in Hodgeman County, was closed and Lake Scott State Park in Scott County and Sam’s Pond in Hamilton County were each issued public health warnings due to harmful algal blooms.

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The storm chaser known online as Twisterfiddler posted video recently of an impressive dust cloud rolling over southwest Kansas.