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Preliminary data shows storms that hit Kansas in May prompted reports of 99 tornadoes in the state.
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.
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood warning for several counties until 10:45 p.m.
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flash flood watch for Douglas County in effect through Monday morning.
Thunderstorms, at times severe, roared through Lawrence Saturday night, dropping 1.73 inches of rain.
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.
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southwestern Douglas County until 11 a.m. Thursday.
Storms that packed at least nine confirmed tornadoes, hail and heavy rain left behind damage in Kansas counties but no fatalities or major injuries.
State emergency management officials are monitoring a storm system that is expected to bring large hail, damaging winds and the possibility of tornadoes.
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
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 resident Hank Cotton voices concerns about the safety of a storm shelter he has that is built in to his garage.
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.
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 fell in Lawrence as a line of severe storms moved through the area. Residents reported hail as large as golf balls.
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.
Much warmer weather is on the way
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The National Weather Service has issued a second severe thunderstorm warning for Friday. The storm is capable of producing damaging winds and dangerous lightning.
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 that passed through Douglas County Sunday night brought heavy rains and some strong winds.