9:49 a.m. All watches and warnings for Douglas County and immediately adjacent counties have been canceled.
7:52 a.m. As of this morning, all weather watches that were in effect for Douglas County have expired or been canceled. The flash flood warning for Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson counties remains in effect.
About 80 Westar Energy customers in Douglas County remain without power. The biggest clump of outages is in the area of 23rd Street and Naismith Drive.
According to the National Weather Service, there is a 20 percent chance of more, isolated severe weather this afternoon.
4:13 a.m. Westar Energy is reporting 113 customers without power in Douglas County. The areas most affected are near the intersections of 23rd and Naismith and 19th and Massachusetts.
2:50 a.m. A flash flood warning has been issued for Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties. The warning is set to expire at 8:00 a.m. Douglas and Franklin counties remain under a flash flood watch valid until 7:00 a.m.
2:44 a.m. Rainfall has picked up in Lawrence once again, but a flood watch is the only watch or warning in effect for Douglas County. Westar Energy is reporting 34 Douglas County residents without power.
1:01 a.m. Westar Energy has restored power to all but two customers in Douglas County.
12:05 a.m. The tornado watch for Douglas and surrounding counties has been canceled. A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect for Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties. Westar Energy is reporting 121 customers without power in Douglas County.
10:41 p.m. The severe thunderstorm warnings for the area have been canceled.
The tornado watch for Douglas County and points south and west and the severe thunderstorm watch for areas north and east remain in effect — the tornado watch until midnight and the severe thunderstorm watch until 3 a.m.
About 103 customers in Douglas County are reported to be without power. There are sporadic outages around Douglas County, but the greatest concentration is in Lawrence near the intersection of 4th and Wisconsin.
10:31 p.m. Now 70 Westar Energy customers without power in Douglas County. If your power is out, call 1.800.LIGHT.KS to report your outage.
10:27 p.m. We've had reports of power flashes all around the city, 27th and Wakarusa, 26th and Alabama, and Westar Energy is reporting seven Westar customers in Douglas County without power.
The largest clump in Lawrence is northeast of Sixth and Iowa streets, but at least three customers in parts of the county are also without power.
10:12 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for the vast majority of southern Douglas County until 10:45 p.m.
The weather service reports the greatest threat is from damaging winds. The storm has produced winds in excess of 50 mph.
10:07 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for far northern Leavenworth County.
9:36 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a new mesoscale discussion, which is basically a tool that the service uses to warn meteorologists and other interested parties about the current situation, indicating the threat for severe weather continues.
According to the weather service, the largest threat is from hail and strong, gusty winds. In particular, the area along and south of Interstate 70 is projected to be in the path.
9:07 p.m. A severe thunderstorm warning is now in effect for Osage County, southwest of Douglas County.
The watch has moved northeast from the area of Emporia and is expected to be extended into Douglas County.
8:20 p.m. Johnson, Wyandotte and Leavenworth counties are now under a severe thunderstorm watch until 3 a.m. The tornado watch for Douglas and counties south and west continues until at least midnight.
8:15 p.m. A storm that has produced baseball-sized hail has been reported a couple counties away and headed in this general direction, according to Douglas County emergency dispatchers.
There are two bands of storms in central Kansas, one on a roughly Manhattan to Emporia line and another on a Hutchinson to Wichita line. Both are moving in this general direction.
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6:07 p.m. The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center has issued a tornado watch for Douglas County and points south and west until midnight tonight.
The watch, which is in effect until midnight, also included Jefferson, Shawnee and Franklin counties.
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5:13 p.m. A mesoscale discussion has been issued for much of east and southeast Kansas, concerning the possibility of a tornado watch.
The National Weather Service expects to issue a tornado watch for Douglas County and other nearby counties in the next hour or two.
3:28 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for this evening, beginning at 7 p.m., until Tuesday morning.
A strong line of storms, potentially severe, is expected to move through the area and combined with high moisture content could lead to heavy rain.
According to the weather service, the heavy rain will combine with nearly saturated ground to produce the potential for rapid runoff and flash flooding. Some thunderstorms could produce rainfall rates of 1.5" to 2" per hour.
The watch covers Douglas and all surrounding counties, plus most of northeast Kansas.
7:56 a.m. About 7:55 Monday morning, a potentially strong storm was moving east toward Douglas County from Shawnee County.
Small hail and heavy rain is possible with the storm, but no severe weather watch has been issued.
7:43 a.m. A line of severe storms moved through northeast Kansas early Monday morning. The severe thunderstorm watch issued for nearby counties has expired.
11:58 p.m. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Shawnee and Jefferson counties. The watch, issued at 11:45 p.m. by the National Weather Service, is set to expire at 7:00 a.m. Monday.
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