Archive for Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Tornado, severe thunderstorm warnings Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties canceled

February 28, 2012, 8:16 p.m. Updated February 29, 2012, 12:22 a.m.


The National Weather Service has lifted the tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings issued to Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties. A tornado watch, originally scheduled to stay in effect until 1 a.m., has also been canceled.

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riverdrifter 6 years, 2 months ago

The storm approaching Council Grove is no longer tornadic, according to the NWS but still has a severe thunderstorm warning. The first severe event of the year, hereabout.

aha 6 years, 2 months ago

wicked wind and sideways rain here in west lawrence.

BMI 6 years, 2 months ago

You'd think a tornado warning would be breaking news!

riverdrifter 6 years, 2 months ago

Exactly. Sirens in BC. Looks like it will run between Lawrence and Baldwin. Storm predator is tracking the cell at 77 mph. Whee, doggies!

riverdrifter 6 years, 2 months ago NWS is the best. It's much harder to get all clears than the warnings. The all-clears seem to come as afterthoughts. You do have a weather radio, right, and it's programmed with the proper SAME code? If it's not, you'll get watches and warnings alarms from all over the place and you stop paying attention to it as a result. I use Osage county (139).

Sherry Warren 6 years, 2 months ago

NWS says all clear for now near Pleasant Grove and Vinland. G'Night Folks.

William Pike 6 years, 2 months ago

East of Eudora here. Sirens went off then stopped. I don't have a television, anyone know where this thing is now

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