Sunday, May 19, 2013

Tornado watch issued for Wyandotte County

Wyandotte County has been issued a tornado watch.

The tornado watch is in effect until 10 p.m. According to the National Weather Service, a line of thunderstorms could bring hail, heavy rains, damaging winds and an isolated tornado.

Much of eastern Kansas and portions of western and northwestern Missouri are now under a TORNADO WATCH number 181 until 10pm this evening. Thunderstorms are rapidly beginning to develop this afternoon and will continue to do so as we move towards the evening. For areas further east of this watch; it will take a bit of time for storms to begin move eastward, so stay tuned for further watches should be be needed.