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Lee's Summit Fire Department
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 :: 09:22 p.m. CDT

Alert

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Tornado Warning

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Northeastern Miami County in east central Kansas...
Southeastern Johnson County in east central Kansas...
Northern Cass County in west central Missouri...
Southern Jackson County in west central Missouri...

* Until 945 PM CDT.

* At 909 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing both
tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage were located
along a line extending from near Olathe to near Spring Hill, moving
east at 50 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and quarter size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include...
Kansas City, Overland Park, Olathe, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs,
Lenexa, Leawood, Raytown, Grandview, Belton, Raymore, Grain Valley,
Harrisonville, Pleasant Hill, Oak Grove, Spring Hill, Greenwood,
Peculiar, Lake Lotawana and Lake Winnebago.

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

This line of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Address/Location
Lee's Summit Fire Department
207 Southeast Douglas Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-969-1365

Alert Details

Severity:
Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tornado Warning

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