Tornado watch expires for Douglas County

A tornado watch issued for Douglas County and other parts of northeast Kansas Wednesday afternoon was allowed to expire at 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service said a round of severe thunderstorms was expected to move into north-central Kansas by midafternoon and spread east over northeast and east-central Kansas through the early evening.

A severe thunderstorm warning was also issued for parts of Douglas County Wednesday evening. It was allowed to expire at 9 p.m.