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Tornado watch canceled for parts of Kansas City area

Posted at 5:32 PM, May 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 23:01:00-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Update | The NWS has canceled a tornado watch for parts of the Kansas City area.

A severe thunderstorm watch has now been issued for other surrounding parts.

All watches have been dropped for the Kansas City area.

Original story | Parts of the Kansas City area are included in a Tornado Watch until 1 a.m. Tuesday morning.

The watch includes Johnson, Wyandotte, Leavenworth, Doniphan and Atchison Counties in Kansas. Several other areas in eastern Kansas, including Topeka, Lawrence and Emporia, are also included in the watch.

The northwestern tip of Missouri is included in the watch, which includes St. Joseph. Platte County is also included, though Cass, Clay and Jackson Counties are not included in the watch at this time.

According to the National Weather Service, during this time a couple tornadoes are possible. Scattered hail up to the size of an apple may also be possible along with gusts up to 75 MPH.

KSHB 41 weather chaser Eddie Aldrine is monitoring the storms near St. Joseph.

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