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
Severe thunderstorm watch issued until 1 a.m.
August 31, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County until 1 a.m. Monday.
Heat advisory issued for Saturday afternoon
August 23, 2014
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for northeast Kansas from 1 -8 p.m. today.
Lawrence, surrounding areas under heat advisory until Saturday night
August 22, 2014
Lawrence and Douglas County are under a heat advisory from noon Friday until 8 p.m. Saturday.
Five ways to keep your pets cool in the heat
August 21, 2014
Staying cool amid 90-degree days can be hard enough for humans, but imagine what it’s like for your furry pet.
Lawrence falls under heat advisory until 9 p.m. Thursday
August 21, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a heat advisory for Douglas County until 9 p.m. Thursday.
Douglas County still dry despite recent rain
August 7, 2014
A generous monsoon has helped ease drought conditions in Colorado and the Southwest, but parts of the hard-hit southern Plains still have a long way to go.
Thunderstorm leaves 500 without power in Douglas County; more strong winds forecast
04:10 p.m., August 6, 2014 Updated 09:16 p.m.
The National Weather Service has advised that a strong thunderstorm is moving northeast through Douglas County at 30 miles per hour until about 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Consistent rain, mild temperatures make for good produce-growing season
July 29, 2014
Favorable weather conditions have many local gardeners and produce growers overflowing in fruits and vegetables this year. A mix of consistent rains and not-too-hot temperatures have made this an above-average growing season locally, horticulture experts say. By Giles Bruce
Heat advisory issued for Friday in Douglas County
July 24, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a heat advisory for Douglas County, the third one this week, on Friday.
Health, safety officials warn about severe heat
July 23, 2014
Lawrence already had its first 100-degree day of the year on Tuesday and, if you believe the forecast, it could have at least one more by the end of the week. So Lawrencians need to focus on staying hydrated and keeping cool. By Giles Bruce
Temperatures reach 100 for first time this year
July 22, 2014
Days after unseasonably cool temperatures, Lawrence cracked 100 degrees for the first time this year Tuesday.
Additional heat advisory issued for Tuesday
12:00 a.m., July 21, 2014 Updated 02:59 p.m.
Well, that didn’t last long. Last week’s mild (for July) temperatures will soon come to an end. With highs in the upper 90s projected for Monday and Tuesday, Lawrence has been slapped with a heat advisory for part of Monday by the National Weather Service in Topeka.
Updated storm toll: 835 tons of tree debris
09:18 a.m., July 17, 2014 Updated 03:36 p.m.
A week and a half after winds of 60 to 75 mph tore through Lawrence during a July 7 storm, the total amount of damage is still being assessed.