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  • Lawrence receives about 2.6 inches of rain over weekend
    May 24, 2015
    Thunderstorms on Saturday and continued rain on Sunday helped Lawrence reach normal year-to-date precipitation levels, Shawn Byrne of the National Weather Service in Topeka said.
    Flood warning in effect for several east Kansas counties
    12:05 p.m., May 24, 2015 Updated 05:29 p.m.
    The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flood warning for several counties until 10:45 p.m.
    Flash flood watch issued for Douglas County through Monday
    04:17 p.m., May 23, 2015 Updated 07:35 p.m.
    The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a flash flood watch for Douglas County in effect through Monday morning.
    Saturday night storms lead to sunny Sunday
    May 17, 2015
    Thunderstorms, at times severe, roared through Lawrence Saturday night, dropping 1.73 inches of rain.
    Tornado watch canceled for Douglas County
    May 16, 2015
    The tornado watch for Douglas County has been canceled, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka.
    Mother Nature has her day with rain in Lawrence; severe weather watch in place until 10 p.m.
    11:13 a.m., May 10, 2015 Updated 02:11 p.m.
    Mother Nature had her own kind of Mother’s Day in Lawrence on Sunday with thundershowers late in the morning.
    Kansas, other plains states brace for severe weather
    May 9, 2015
    Great Plains states were bracing Saturday for more severe weather. The National Weather Service says there’s a risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday — including possible tornadoes and large hail — in parts of western Kansas, western Colorado, and the Oklahoma and Texas panhandles.
    Lawrence sees just over a quarter of an inch of rain on Thursday, more to come
    10:11 p.m., May 7, 2015 Updated 08:37 a.m.
    After nearly a week of consistent, if scattered, showers, Lawrence is still nearly four inches short of the average expected amount of rain, said Bill Gargan of the National Weather Service in Topeka.
    Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for SW Douglas County until 11 a.m.
    May 7, 2015
    The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for southwestern Douglas County until 11 a.m. Thursday.
    Storms leave damage across 6 Kansas counties
    May 7, 2015
    Storms that packed at least nine confirmed tornadoes, hail and heavy rain left behind damage in Kansas counties but no fatalities or major injuries.
    Tornadoes, hail possible across southern Great Plains
    May 6, 2015
    There’s a slight chance that storms carrying large hail and tornadoes could move through parts of the Great Plains on Wednesday, the National Weather Service said, a path stretching through Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and North Texas.
    Nearly half an inch of rain falls on Lawrence, scattered storms may continue into Tuesday
    06:19 p.m., May 4, 2015 Updated 09:52 p.m.
    Just under half an inch of rain fell on Lawrence on Monday, said Jeff Johnson of the National Weather Service in Topeka.
    Weather may turn severe Friday evening
    April 24, 2015
    Rainy Friday weather may turn severe in the evening, according to the National Weather Service in Topeka.
    Lawrence gets half an inch of rain Saturday
    April 18, 2015
    Steady rain falling Saturday across Douglas County nearly brought the area within the normal month-to-date precipitation range, but 2015 so far is still much drier than usual.
    Bad weather forecast prompts cancellation of KU’s Big Event
    11:54 a.m., April 17, 2015 Updated 10:37 p.m.
    The Kansas University Big Event, scheduled for Saturday, has been canceled because of a bad weather forecast, organizers announced Friday. The annual volunteer event will be canceled altogether — not rescheduled — because, well, it’s too big. By Sara Shepherd

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