Archive for Thursday, May 1, 2008

Leavenworth, Jefferson counties among several counties in northeast Kansas in tornado watch

Severe thunderstorm warning extended to 6:30 p.m. for northeast Leavenworth County

May 1, 2008, 6:02 p.m.

Updated: May 1, 2008, 6:15 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for northeast Kansas. The watch will remain in effect until 1 a.m. Friday. Leavenworth and Jefferson counties are two of 33 Kansas counties included in tornado watches.

Douglas, Leavenworth and Shawnee counties also are included in the watch.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for northern Leavenworth County. It was extended to 6:30 p.m. for northeast Leavenworth County. Reports of hail also are being reported throughout Leavenworth County Thursday evening. In addition, another storm has been spotted between Tonganoxie and Reno.

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