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The National Weather service has cancelled the tornado warning effective immediately. A severe thunderstorm warning is still in effect.
UPDATE: 10:22 PM
Tornado sirens have been sounded in Eudora.
UPDATE: 10:19 PM
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS UNTIL 1030 PM CST
* AT 1007 PM CST… NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WITH STRONG ROTATION CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS SEVERE STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GLOBE… OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF OTTAWA… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 80 MPH.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… PLEASANT GROVE… BALDWIN CITY… VINLAND…
FOR YOUR SAFETY… GO TO A STORM SHELTER OR BASEMENT NOW!
STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO OR LOCAL MEDIA OUTLETS FOR THE LATEST SEVERE WEATHER INFORMATION.
The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 1AM for Douglas County. The watch includes 14 other counties west and south of Eudora.
Anderson, Coffey, Franklin, Lyon, Osage, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Brown, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie and Riley Counties are in the watch box.
A tornado watch means conditions are right for tornado’s to form, but an actual tornado has not been spotted.
As of 9:10 PM a long line of moderate to strong storms were located just west of Topeka from Holton all the way south into Oklahoma.
We will continue to monitor the storms as it is expected to roll through our area during the overnight hours and bring you word of any updates.