Archive for Sunday, May 29, 2011

Severe thunderstorm warning canceled for Douglas County

May 29, 2011, 12:00 a.m. Updated May 29, 2011, 1:40 a.m.


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1:38 a.m.

The National Weather Service has canceled the severe thunderstorm warning. The strongest part of the storm will stay to the west of Douglas County, according Douglas County dispatchers.

1:18 a.m.

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for northwestern Douglas County, eastern Shawnee County and southwest Jefferson County until 2 a.m. Sunday.

The NWS doppler radar indicated a storm capable of producing half dollar-sized hail four miles north of Carbondale, which is 32 miles west of Lawrence. That storm is traveling northeast at 25 miles per hour.

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