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City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
Thursday August 15th, 2019 :: 06:14 p.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Clay County in west central Missouri... Southern Clinton County in northwestern Missouri...

* Until 645 PM CDT.

* At 612 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Smithville, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Liberty, Excelsior Springs, Smithville, Kearney, Lawson, Plattsburg, Gower, Trimble, Holt, Missouri City, Mosby and Prathersville. This includes the following highways... Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 16 and 37. Interstate 435 between mile markers 40 and 48.

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

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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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