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City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
Friday August 16th, 2019 :: 12:25 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:00AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southern Clay County in west central Missouri... Southwestern Ray County in west central Missouri... Southwestern Lafayette County in west central Missouri... Jackson County in west central Missouri...

* Until 100 AM CDT.

* At 1222 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Courtney, moving southeast at 35 mph. At 1219 am An off duty NWS employee reported 70 mph winds just north of Kansas City. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters. IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include... Kansas City, Independence, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Leawood, Raytown, Grandview, Belton, Prairie Village, Grain Valley, Oak Grove, Greenwood, North Kansas City, Mission Hills, Sugar Creek, Buckner, Lake Lotawana, Westwood, Courtney and Lone Jack. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Missouri between mile markers 1 and 35. Interstate 35 in Missouri between mile markers 0 and 5. Interstate 35 in Kansas near mile marker 235. Interstate 470 between mile markers 0 and 16. Interstate 435 between mile markers 56 and 75.

* AFFECTED AREAS: JACKSON, MO ... RAY, MO ... LAFAYETTE, MO ... CLAY, MO

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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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