Archive for Thursday, June 19, 2008

Douglas County severe thunderstorm watch has expired

Northwest Douglas County is in a severe thunderstorm warning until 4:15 p.m. as a storm with 60 mph winds and nickel-sized hail enters the area.

June 19, 2008, 1:43 p.m. Updated June 19, 2008, 4:41 p.m.


The National Weather Service cancelled a severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County that was scheduled to expire at 9 p.m. today. The county was under a warning from about 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Franklin, Osage, Shawnee, Leavenworth, Jefferson and Wyandotte counties also are under a thunderstorm watch until 9 tonight.

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daddax98 9 years, 8 months ago

Careful guys you know what they say, Hail hath no fury....

Steve Jacob 9 years, 8 months ago

Why all the Katie hatred? Change the channel. Besides, it's summer, and CBS, there is nothing on anyway.

Flap Doodle 9 years, 8 months ago

Hailstones the size of really big hailstones! Get your bike helmet and flak vest!

Linda Aikins 9 years, 8 months ago

I'm running as we speak! It may hail feet!!!

Haiku_for_You 9 years, 8 months ago

Katie Tornadie:The end of the world is here!Put on a helmet!

countrygirl 9 years, 8 months ago

So will Katie be in full battle gear for this one?

bearded_gnome 9 years, 8 months ago

well, it was pretty good before it got into dg co. now, just the occassional thunder. thunder is so beautiful here in kansas! gnomedog and I were walking on the levee when the warning first came out. we could hear some of the thunder off to the west. wow. *jennifer, you're a great weather person! do a great job and you don't hype the panic! please kill the "futurecast" in your weather segments on 6news. by definition. a fore cast is about the future.

bearded_gnome 9 years, 8 months ago

thank you, I will. I'd hoped that public messages would do it.

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