Tornado watch canceled for Douglas County

The National Weather Service has canceled the tornado watch that it issued for Douglas County Friday afternoon.

Several other northeastern Kansas counties were still under the watch as of 8 p.m. They are Atchison, Doniphan, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte counties.

Also on Friday, a severe thunderstorm warning was briefly issued by the National Weather Service for portions of Douglas County, including Lawrence, Eudora and Baldwin City. That warning was allowed to expire at 5:15 p.m.