Tornado watches & warnings expire without any major storms or damage

8:30 p.m. update: Tornado watch for Cooper, Howard and Pettis counties in Mo., canceled.

7:42 p.m. update: Tornado watch for Linn County in Kan., and Bates, Chariton, Henry, Johnson, Macon, Randolph and Saline counties in Mo., canceled.

5:30 p.m. update: Tornado warning allowed to expire in Pettis Co. Severe thunderstorm warning remains until 6 p.m.

5:27 p.m. update: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Cooper, Howard, Pettis and Saline counties in Mo., until 6 p.m. Golf ball size hail and heavy winds reported.

5:11 p.m. update: Tornado warning cancelled for Johnson County, but continued for Pettis County until 5:30 p.m. Reports of 12-inch tree limbs in roadway near Pettis/Johnson county line.

5:02 p.m. update: A tornado warning has been issued in Johnson and Pettis counties in Missouri until 5:30 p.m. There is no confirmation of a tornado on the ground, but there are reports of debris on Highway 50, near Knob Noster. Residents in the area should take cover immediately.

4:48 p.m. update: Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Cooper and Pettis counties in Missouri until 5:30 p.m. Quarter size hail and 60 mph winds have been reported. The warning in Johnson County, Mo., has been extended to 5:30 p.m.

4:20 p.m. update: Severe thunderstorm warnings issued in Johnson and Lafayette counties in Missouri until 5 p.m. Half-dollar size hail and 60 mph winds have been reported. Golf ball size hail has been reported in Holden, Mo.

4:10 p.m. update: A significant weather advisory has been issued in Linn and Miami counties in Kansas and Bates counties in Missouri until 4:30 p.m. A significant weather advisory has been issued in Pettis, Lafayette, Johnson, Henry and Cass counties until 4:45 p.m.

3:20 p.m. update: A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Bates, Cass, Jackson and Johnson, Mo., counties until 4 p.m. Golf-ball-size hail was reported in Cass and Drexel counties.

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As many in and around Kansas City clean up from mostly minor storm damage from Sunday night, a fresh tornado watch has been issued for most of the region.

The watches are effective until 10 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

About  8,000 people remained without power Monday afternoon after a storm moved through the area Monday night. Several tornadoes were reported in central Kansas and one more in Missouri, though no twisters were spotted in Kansas City.

Some area counties NOT in Monday's tornado watch, issued at 12:45 p.m. CT, are Wyandotte and Leavenworth in Kansas and Platte in Missouri.

Here are the counties that ARE impacted:

In Missouri -- Barry; Barton; Bates; Benton; Boone; Callaway; Camden; Carroll; Cass; Cedar; Christian; Clay; Cole; Cooper; Dade; Dallas; Greene; Henry; Hickory; Howard; Jackson; Jasper; Johnson; Laclede; Lafayette; Lawrence; Maries; McDonald; Miller; Moniteau; Morgan; Newton; Osage; Pettis; Phelps; Polk; Pulaski; Ray; Saline; St. Clair; Stone; Vernon; Webster; Wright

In Kansas -- Allen; Anderson; Bourbon; Chautauqua; Cherokee; Coffey; Cowley; Crawford; Elk; Franklin; Greenwood; Johnson; Labette; Linn; Miami; Montgomery; Neosho; Wilson; Woodson

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