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Archive for Friday, September 10, 2010

Severe thunderstorm warning, tornado watch canceled early

There's lots of rain around Lawrence, but the storm has lost some of its intensity.

September 10, 2010, 6:06 p.m. Updated September 10, 2010, 11:22 p.m.

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11:21 p.m. update

The tornado watch affecting Douglas County has been canceled early. There are no watches or warnings currently in effect for the county.

10:33 p.m. update

The severe thunderstorm warning for Douglas County has been canceled early after the storm moved out of the area. The tornado watch is still in effect until 1 a.m.

10:09 p.m. update

The NWS has now included southeastern Douglas County in the severe thunderstorm warning, extending it until 11 p.m.

Locations impacted include Baldwin City, Ottawa, Wellsville, Princeton and Rantoul.

9:35 p.m. update

The National Weather Service has expanded the severe thunderstorm warning for Douglas County to include Lawrence. It is active until 10:15 p.m.

Other locations impacted include Vinland, Eudora, Clinton Lake and Pleasant Grove.

9:13 p.m. update

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Douglas County until 9:45 p.m.

Radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph moving across northwestern Douglas and southeastern Shawnee counties.

Locations impacted include Topeka, Pauline, Tecumseh, Richland and Lecompton.

6:06 p.m. update

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Douglas County until 1 a.m.

It means conditions are favorable for severe weather, which could include the development of tornadoes.

Other area counties included in the watch:

  • Anderson
  • Brown
  • Coffey
  • Franklin
  • Geary
  • Jackson
  • Jefferson
  • Lyon
  • Morris
  • Nemaha
  • Osage
  • Pottawatomie
  • Riley
  • Shawnee
  • Wabaunsee

Comments

notorioushawk 3 years, 11 months ago

run for the hills, hide the women and children, and board up the windows. we are under a watch! on a SLIGHTLY more serious note, i do love that the caption says, storms will form between 3 and 6 pm, yet the story was posted after 6.

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0426Roses 3 years, 11 months ago

and hide your husband cuz they're tornadin errbody out here

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