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Chance Thunderstorms 65° 49°

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Thunderstorms Likely 65° 50°

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Chance Rain Showers 63° 43°

Chance Rain Showers

Chance Rain Showers 66° 49°

Chance Rain Showers

Sun: 6:36am / 8:04pm

Moon: 8:56am / 11:25pm

Sun: 6:35am / 8:05pm

Moon: 9:47am / 12:21am

Sun: 6:34am / 8:06pm

Moon: 10:41am /

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Moon: 11:36am / 1:09am

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Moon: 12:31pm / 1:53am

Sun: 6:30am / 8:09pm

Moon: 1:27pm / 2:31am

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Precipitation Totals for Lawrence Municipal Airport (April 21)

April to date: 2.34"

2015 to date: 4.74"

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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
Lawrence receives 0.6 inches of rain early Monday morning
10:27 a.m., April 13, 2015 Updated 10:21 p.m.
Over a half-inch of rain fell on Lawrence early Monday morning, according to measurements taken at Lawrence Municipal Airport. Overnight thunderstorms brought 0.6 inches of precipitation between midnight and 3 a.m.
Severe storms possible over much of Kansas
09:10 a.m., April 8, 2015 Updated 10:13 p.m.
State emergency management officials are monitoring a storm system that is expected to bring large hail, damaging winds and the possibility of tornadoes.
Recent rainfall leaves farmers wanting more; no crop damage reported from cold temps
06:46 p.m., April 6, 2015 Updated 10:04 p.m.
Despite several recent days of thunderstorms and rain, farmers in northeastern Kansas are wanting more precipitation, one weather expert said.
Rain greets Lawrence Thursday morning
April 2, 2015
Rain greeted Lawrence Thursday morning, but it will give way to sun later in the day.
Officials fear Kansas is complacent about tornado season
12:49 p.m., March 2, 2015 Updated 10:18 p.m.
Weather officials in Kansas are worried that the state’s lack of tornados last year will make citizens complacent going into tornado season this spring.
City snow removal and road treatment in high gear on Sunday
March 1, 2015
Twenty-four-hour operations for snow are still in effect in the city of Lawrence.
Lawrence could get 5 inches of snow this weekend, National Weather Service says
03:54 p.m., February 27, 2015 Updated 10:38 p.m.
Lawrence’s public works department is preparing for as much as 5 inches of snow this weekend. Mark Thiel, assistant public works director, said crews began their snow-preparation work on the roads as early as Thursday. Before any plowing is needed, the department spreads a special mixture on roadways to help the upcoming snow melt. By Conrad Swanson
Freezing rain, snow may cause hazardous travel conditions Friday night
February 20, 2015
A wintry mix of freezing rain, sleet and snow will move across northeast Kansas on Friday evening.

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