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Lee's Summit Fire Department
Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 :: 09:30 p.m. CDT

Alert

Begins: 9:22PM CDT on 5/2 Ends: 10:00PM CDT on 5/2

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Southeastern Linn County in east central Kansas...
Cass County in west central Missouri...
Western Henry County in west central Missouri...
Bates County in west central Missouri...
Southwestern Lafayette County in west central Missouri...
Jackson County in west central Missouri...
Western Johnson County in west central Missouri...

* Until 1000 PM CDT.

* At 921 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Raytown to 8 miles southeast of Drexel to near
Prescott, moving east at 55 mph. This is a dangerous line of
storms with potential for embedded tornadoes and 70 mph winds.

HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to
mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include...
Kansas City, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Leawood,
Raytown, Grandview, Belton, Prairie Village, Raymore, Grain Valley,
Harrisonville, Clinton, Pleasant Hill, Oak Grove, Odessa,
Greenwood, Lexington, Peculiar and Butler.

This includes the following highways...
Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 6 and 48.
Interstate 470 between mile markers 0 and 16.
Interstate 435 between mile markers 61 and 75.

Instructions:

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:
Severe - Significant 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:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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