Precipitation Totals for Lawrence Municipal Airport (July 30)
June to date: 4.70"
2017 to date: 20.43"
- After two days of severe storms, milder weather forecast for Lawrence area
- 10:55 a.m., June 17, 2017 Updated 10:33 p.m.
- Lawrence can expect a miserable Saturday afternoon and another round of severe weather before milder weather conditions settle over northeast Kansas with the start of a new week.
- One home loses roof in overnight storms; trees damaged; rain in forecast through Saturday morning
- 08:54 a.m., May 19, 2017 Updated 06:05 p.m.
- Storms on Thursday night blew the roof off at least one home and downed a number of trees and power lines throughout the area, said Teri Smith, Douglas County Emergency Management director.
- Tornado watch issued for Douglas County
- May 18, 2017
- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for east central and northeast Kansas, including Douglas County, until 10 p.m. Thursday.
- Tornado outbreak predicted in Kansas, Oklahoma
- May 18, 2017
- Forecasters are predicting a tornado outbreak in parts of the Southern Plains on Thursday, the latest in a stormy week that has raked the country’s midsection and left two people dead.
- Tornado watch canceled for Douglas County area
- 12:27 p.m., May 17, 2017 Updated 02:13 p.m.
- The National Weather Service has canceled a tornado watch for Douglas County, originally issued for Wednesday afternoon and evening.
- Rainfall totals and rising lake levels from a wet weekend
- May 1, 2017
- While flooding was a risk in several parts of Kansas over the weekend, Lawrence avoided torrential rainfall totals, according to readings at the monitoring station at the Municipal Airport.
- Preparation, safety tips shared at ‘Severe Weather 101’ presentation
- March 28, 2017
- It was billed as “Severe Weather 101,” but many of those who showed up for a program Douglas County Emergency Management presented at Tuesday evening at the Lawrence Public Library seemed ready for upper-level course work
- With dry start to 2017, Douglas County listed in moderate drought
- March 8, 2017
- Douglas County and northeast Kansas are in a moderate drought with no indication that will soon change despite the expected return of more seasonal temperatures.
- Despite 59 mph wind gusts, area largely escapes significant damage from severe thunderstorms
- 09:43 a.m., March 7, 2017 Updated 10:55 a.m.
- Several reports of power outages and downed trees came in the wake of a severe thunderstorm Monday evening, but no other significant damage or injuries were reported, area officials said.