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Frost advisory issued for Wednesday morning in Douglas County
October 28, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a frost advisory for Douglas County, in effect from 3 to 9 a.m. Wednesday.
9 ways for Lawrence seniors to have a healthy winter
October 25, 2014
The Journal-World recently spoke with Lawrence Memorial Hospital community educators Aynsley Anderson and John Drees to get their advice on how area seniors can have a healthy winter. Here are some tips they gave.
Overnight rain continues into morning in Lawrence
October 23, 2014
Rain totals of about three-quarters of an inch fell overnight and into the morning in Lawrence, according to the National Weather Service.
Monday rains total about half an inch in Lawrence
October 13, 2014
Despite rain showers throughout the morning and afternoon on Monday, Lawrence accumulated just under half an inch of rain.
Officials say ‘tornado days’ not likely in Kansas schools
09:50 a.m., October 6, 2014 Updated 10:44 a.m.
Oklahoma officials are kicking around the idea of instituting “tornado days” in which classes would be called off when the threat of tornadoes is unusually high, but school and weather officials in Kansas think the idea could cause more problems than it solves.
Frost advisory issued for Saturday morning
October 3, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a frost advisory for 2 to 10 a.m. Saturday morning for Douglas, Jefferson and Shawnee counties.
Thursday morning storms produce heavy rain in Lawrence area
08:31 a.m., October 2, 2014 Updated 12:01 p.m.
Thursday morning storms dropped 1.68 inches of rain in Lawrence, according to measurements made just before noon at Lawrence Municipal Airport.
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Douglas County until 2 a.m.
October 1, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County, in effect until 2 a.m.
Rain totals less than half an inch overnight in Lawrence
September 10, 2014
Rain totals were less than half an inch early Wednesday morning.
Severe weather possible in Lawrence tonight
September 9, 2014
Severe weather is expected in the region tonight, with a possibility that it could reach Lawrence, the National Weather Service is reporting.
Lawrence avoids large-scale damage from Wednesday morning rain, flooding
September 3, 2014
By and large Lawrence avoided any major damage from Wednesday morning’s heavy rains and flash flooding. There were, however, a couple of road closings, weather-related automobile accidents and buildings that flooded. By Giles Bruce
Heavy rains give way to heat indices near 100 degrees
September 3, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Wednesday and Thursday through most of northeast Kansas.
Flooding disrupts Wednesday morning commute
07:02 a.m., September 3, 2014 Updated 09:26 a.m.
Heavy rain from morning thunderstorms caused flooding across Lawrence and the Douglas County area on Wednesday.
Fog greets Lawrence after storms roll through Midwest
September 2, 2014
Lawrence was greeted with heavy fog Tuesday morning after storms rolled through the Midwest on Monday night, including a tornado sighting in southeast Kansas and reports of large hail in that area.
Severe thunderstorm warning issued until 10:15 p.m.
09:40 p.m., August 31, 2014 Updated 09:51 p.m.
Severe thunderstorm warning issued until 10:15 p.m. for Douglas County