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Preliminary data: Big increase in Kansas tornadoes in 2015

Kansas' 124 confirmed tornadoes in 2015 were 83 more than the previous year, tying for the fourth highest number since 1990, according to the National Weather Service's preliminary data.

Douglas County under a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m. Thursday

A severe thunderstorm warning issued for southern Douglas County was allowed to expire at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for the area until 8 p.m.

Flash flood warning until 12:45 a.m.; weather leads to accident on I-70

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a a flash flood warning for central Douglas County until 12:45 a.m.

Douglas County tornado watch canceled

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southern Douglas County, northern Franklin County and northeastern Osage County until 8:45 a.m.

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Weather service: Monday storms produced EF1 tornado near Eudora

A Monday night thunderstorm near Eudora produced an EF1 tornado, according to a preliminary damage assessment Tuesday by the National Weather Service in Topeka.

Weather service allows tornado warning for NE Douglas County to expire

The National Weather Service in Topeka has allowed a tornado warning for northeastern Douglas County to expire at 5:30 p.m. Monday.

Douglas County under severe thunderstorm, flash flood watches Monday afternoon

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County until 11 p.m. Monday, coinciding with an earlier flash flood watch that will be in effect from Monday afternoon through Wednesday evening.

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.

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.