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Winter weather information
The severe thunderstorm warning issued for Douglas County has been allowed to expire. The flood warning is still in effect until 11:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service has now issued a severe thunderstorm warning effective for Douglas County and portions of Jefferson County until 8 p.m. Sunday.
A line of storms has been located about 10 miles west of Lawrence moving eastward. The storm is capable of producing heavy rain and damaging winds in excess of 60 miles per hour.
The Lawrence fireworks show is still planned to take place tonight. The plan all day, in the event of heavy rain, has been to wait until a break in the rain to shoot off the fireworks. Event coordinator Constance Wolfe recommends bringing an umbrella.
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood warning for Douglas and surrounding counties effective until 11:15 p.m. Sunday.
An area of heavy rain has been moving northeast across northeast Kansas. Two to four inches of rain have been falling in a few hours with the weather system. Low lying areas are likely to see flooding.
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood watch for Douglas and surrounding counties effective from 7 p.m. Sunday through Tuesday morning.
Periods of heavy rain are likely over the next few days, and some areas could receive 2-5 inches by Tuesday. Amounts may be higher in local areas.
Counties included in the watch are:
This includes the following cities:
- Junction City