Archive for Monday, September 8, 2008

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Douglas County canceled

September 8, 2008, 4:43 a.m. Updated September 8, 2008, 5:03 a.m.


The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southeastern Douglas County has been canceled early.

At 5 a.m., National Weather Service radar indicated that the severe thunderstorm that prompted the warning had exited the area.

At 4:34 a.m., radar had indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph. This storm was located near Baldwin City - or 11 miles northeast of Ottawa - moving northeast at 15 mph.


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