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City of Kansas City Emergency Operations Center
Sunday August 18th, 2019 :: 02:50 a.m. CDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:30AM

The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a

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

* Until 330 AM CDT.

* At 247 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Olathe, moving northeast at 25 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include... Overland Park, Olathe, Shawnee, Lenexa, Leawood, Prairie Village, Gardner, Merriam, Mission, Bonner Springs, De Soto, Parkville, Spring Hill, Basehor, Edwardsville, Fairway, Mission Hills, Riverside, Weatherby Lake and Edgerton. This includes the following highways... Interstate 70 in Missouri near mile marker 0. Interstate 70 in Kansas between mile markers 410 and 423. Interstate 35 in Missouri near mile marker 0. Interstate 35 in Kansas between mile markers 204 and 235. Interstate 29 between mile markers 3 and 7. Interstate 635 between mile markers 0 and 12. Interstate 435 between mile markers 0 and 22, and between mile markers 76 and 83. Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 217 and 226.

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