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Damage reported after Thursday morning Severe Thunderstorm Warning in Kansas City metro

Tree falls into Weston senior living center
Posted at 3:29 AM, Apr 18, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — KSHB 41 News is tracking reports of damage in the KC area and surrounding communities after overnight storms. Follow along for the latest updates.

8 a.m. | In Atchison, the tin roof of a shop house was blown off at 422 Rollins Road, per a fire department spokesperson. A family was inside the building at the time and was not injured.

6:45 a.m. | The Severe Thunderstorm Warning has expired across the Kansas City metro.

In Weston, trees are down and one has fallen into a senior living facility near Washington Street, according to Platte County Deputy Sheriff and Emergency Management coordinator Michael ONeal.

3:30 a.m. | The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for parts of the Kansas City metro until 4:30 a.m.

It also includes northern Jackson County, Clay County, Ray County, and southeastern Clinton County.

The warning says there are severe thunderstorms along a line extending from Kearney to near Raytown.

The warning says there's a potential of 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.