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Preliminary data has 99 tornadoes reported in Kansas in May

Preliminary data shows storms that hit Kansas in May prompted reports of 99 tornadoes in the state.

Rain awakens Lawrence; other parts of Kansas see tornadoes

Lawrence was awakened by rain and thunderstorms Thursday morning, with more a quarter of an inch of rain reported at Lawrence Municipal Airport by between 6 and 7 a.m.

Flood warning in effect for several east Kansas counties

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood warning for several counties until 10:45 p.m.

Flash flood watch issued for Douglas County through Monday

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flash flood watch for Douglas County in effect through Monday morning.

Saturday night storms lead to sunny Sunday

Thunderstorms, at times severe, roared through Lawrence Saturday night, dropping 1.73 inches of rain.

Lawrence sees just over a quarter of an inch of rain on Thursday, more to come

After nearly a week of consistent, if scattered, showers, Lawrence is still nearly four inches short of the average expected amount of rain, said Bill Gargan of the National Weather Service in Topeka.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for SW Douglas County until 11 a.m.

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southwestern Douglas County until 11 a.m. Thursday.

Storms leave damage across 6 Kansas counties

Storms that packed at least nine confirmed tornadoes, hail and heavy rain left behind damage in Kansas counties but no fatalities or major injuries.

Severe storms possible over much of Kansas

State emergency management officials are monitoring a storm system that is expected to bring large hail, damaging winds and the possibility of tornadoes.

Midwest likely to encounter 'mega-drought' this century, researchers say

Global warming will bring the” risk of a decades-long mega-drought in the American Southwest and Great Plains during the second half of the century, researchers say. The forecast, published online in the new journal Science Advances, contrasts sharply with other recent assessments that report more uncertainty about future droughts, according to study authors. By The Associated Press

Task force urges change in university admissions

Look for a high of only 74 degrees today, with periods of heavy rain - especially in the morning. Showers will continue into the afternoon, then the temperature should drop off to 68 degrees into the night. In today's news: ...

Lawrence homeowner questions safety of storm shelter

Lawrence resident Hank Cotton voices concerns about the safety of a storm shelter he has that is built in to his garage.

Possible debris from Reading, Kan. tornado discovered in Lawrence resident's backyard

Lawrence resident Neal Ballard talks about finding a receipt from Reading, Kan. in his backyard that he believes was delivered by winds from Saturday's tornado.

Severe storms roll through eastern Kansas

Two rounds of severe storms rolled through Douglas and surrounding counties Saturday, May 21, 2011. Storm chaser Evan Bentley explained what the storm was doing Saturday evening near McLouth.

Hail falls in downtown Lawrence

Hail fell in Lawrence as a line of severe storms moved through the area. Residents reported hail as large as golf balls.

Winter snow storm moves into Lawrence

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Douglas County. Flurries began falling shortly after midnight Feb. 1 and winds picked up to about 20 miles per hour. By Tuesday evening, the NWS has predicted heavy snowfall Tuesday morning through late Tuesday night with total snow accumulations of 10-14 inches.


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Severe weather update for August 13, 2010

The National Weather Service has issued a second severe thunderstorm warning for Friday. The storm is capable of producing damaging winds and dangerous lightning.

Heavy rain floods Lawrence streets

Slow-moving storms that passed through Douglas County Wednesday left many streets flooded and a good number of drivers stranded. More than two inches of rain fell on the area.

Severe weather brings heavy rain

Severe weather that passed through Douglas County Sunday night brought heavy rains and some strong winds.