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Reprieve from heat wave expected this week
July 27, 2022
Northeast Kansas can expect some normal temperatures this week after a two-week heat wave. Kris Craven, meteorologist with the National Weather Service office in Topeka, said scattered showers are possible through Thursday.
Fire chief: Tornado with 165 mph winds will affect Andover for years
May 5, 2022
The tornado that damaged more than more than 1,000 buildings in south-central Kansas generated winds up to 165 mph and carved a path of destruction nearly 13 miles long.
Winter weather forces closings, delays in Tonganoxie
February 17, 2022
Mother Nature delivered on the weather forecast for Tuesday night and Wednesday. There are various closings and delays.
Area in high-wind warning for much of day today
December 14, 2021
Leavenworth and Jefferson counties are included in a high wind warning for parts of east central and north central Kansas. The National Weather Service warning is in effect from 9 a.m. today until midnight Thursday. Southwest winds from 30-40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph are expected.
Fog advisory issued for Tonganoxie area for Thursday morning
October 6, 2021
Tonganoxie is in a dense fog advisory until 9 a.m. Thursday.
Heat advisory issued for area into Thursday night
August 11, 2021
The Tonganoxie area again is under an excessive heat warning. The latest warning, which the National Weather Service issued early Tuesday, is in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday for various counties in the area, including Leavenworth County. Heat index values are expected to climb anywhere between 105 and 110 degrees, with overnight temperatures expected to hover around 80 degrees.
Heat advisory extended to Friday evening
July 29, 2021
The current heat advisory that includes the Tonganoxie area has been extended another day. Leavenworth and Jefferson counties are among portions of northeast Kansas in a heat advisory that has been extended a day. It now is set to expire at 9 p.m. Friday. Heat index values are between 105 and 110 degrees today and are expected to be near 105 Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
Heat advisory in effect through Thursday night
July 28, 2021
A heat wave is expected to grip the area this week, with heat index values expected to reach 108 degrees. Leavenworth and Jefferson counties are among portions of northeast Kansas in a heat advisory until 9 p.m. Thursday. East central, central and southeast Kansas also are in the National Weather Service advisory, as are parts of Missouri. Highs are expected to reach 98 degrees today and 100 degrees Thursday in the middle of Leavenworth County Fair Week in Tonganoxie.
Leavenworth County under severe thunderstorm warning until 3:15 p.m. Friday
02:09 p.m., June 11, 2021 Updated 02:25 p.m.
Tonganoxie is included in a severe thunderstorm warning until 3:15 p.m. Friday.
Bitter temps cause closures early in week
February 17, 2021
The prolonged bitter temperatures in recent days forced Tonganoxie USD 464 to cancel classes for a fourth consecutive school day as the city of Tonganoxie also postponed a meeting due to the inclement weather.