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City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
Thursday August 15th, 2019 :: 05:35 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:15PM

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Buchanan County in northwestern Missouri... Northwestern Clay County in west central Missouri... Southwestern Clinton County in northwestern Missouri... Platte County in west central Missouri...

* Until 615 PM CDT.

* At 534 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Rushville, or 7 miles southwest of Wathena, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...Golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Emergency management. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Kansas City, St. Joseph, Leavenworth, Gladstone, Smithville, Platte City, Plattsburg, Lathrop, Weston, Gower, Agency, Trimble, Edgerton, Dearborn, Camden Point, Ferrelview, Tracy, Lewis And Clark Village, De Kalb and Ridgely. This includes the following highways... Interstate 29 between mile markers 9 and 42. Interstate 435 between mile markers 28 and 44.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BUCHANAN, MO ... PLATTE, MO ... CLINTON, MO ... CLAY, MO

Instructions:

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside should move immediately to shelter inside a strong building. Stay away from windows.

Address/Location
City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
414 East 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64106

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 816-513-1313

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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