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City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
Saturday August 17th, 2019 :: 12:39 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 01:15AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Wyandotte County in northeastern Kansas... Leavenworth County in northeastern Kansas... Southeastern Atchison County in northeastern Kansas... Central Platte County in west central Missouri...

* Until 115 AM CDT.

* At 1236 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near McLouth, or 8 miles north of Tonganoxie, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD...Ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Shawnee, Leavenworth, Lansing, Bonner Springs, De Soto, Parkville, Tonganoxie, Platte City, Basehor, Edwardsville, Weatherby Lake, Weston, Kansas City, Linwood, Easton, Tracy, Reno, Fairmount, Farley and Iatan. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 417. Interstate 29 between mile markers 12 and 22. Interstate 435 between mile markers 10 and 34. Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 206 and 226.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PLATTE, MO ... LEAVENWORTH, KS ... WYANDOTTE, KS ... ATCHISON, KS

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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