Weather

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
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.