Archive for Thursday, May 7, 2009

Tornado watch canceled

May 7, 2009, 1:51 p.m. Updated May 7, 2009, 7:00 p.m.


6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for May 7, 2009

Despite the tornado watch issued for the area until 8 p.m., currently there is not much activity nearby. All the strong thunderstorms at this point are to the north, but of course you'll want to keep an eye on developments. Enlarge video

6:58 p.m.

The National Weather Service has canceled the watch for an area that included Lawrence.

Douglas, Brown, Jackson, Jefferson and Nemaha counties are no longer under a tornado watch.

2:43 p.m.

The area of the tornado watch has been expanded, to include the following counties: Atchison, Brown, Doniphan, Douglas, Jackson, Jefferson,

Johnson, Leavenworth, Nemaha and Wyandotte.

1:51 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 8 p.m. for five counties in Kansas, including Douglas.

Other area counties included in the watch are Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Jefferson.

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ksdivakat 8 years, 7 months ago

Run for the hills.......................

Danielle Brunin 8 years, 7 months ago

Football helmets for the family, cat, guinea pig, and fish... Check!

Boston_Corbett 8 years, 7 months ago

Marion, you can't run that digital camera wearing your precious flu mask. Get back to your gods: Obama & Kathleen, and get your pandemic press releases for the day.

passionatelibra 8 years, 7 months ago

Is it time to panic yet? I want to be on time with the panic this time.

persevering_gal 8 years, 7 months ago

Marion - I was just thinking the same thing! Camera is ready!

classclown 8 years, 7 months ago

Shouldn't the sirens be wailing by now.

Boston_Corbett 8 years, 7 months ago

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lawrence_kansas_usa 8 years, 7 months ago

Ah, springtime in Kansas!

You just gotta love it, don't 'cha?

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