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Severe thunderstorm watches, warnings issued as morning storms roll in

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Posted at 6:53 AM, Jun 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-24 09:11:09-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — 8:10 a.m. | As storms move through, Evergy is reporting 1,800 customers affected by power outages.

6:50 a.m. | A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Douglas County as hail and high wind possibilities pick up.

6:45 a.m. | A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for many area counties until 10 a.m.

The watch was issued for Andrew, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer and Worth counties in Missouri and Atchison County in Kansas.

Storms are expected to move through the area by afternoon, but another round is set to return in the evening.

Most counties are also under a flash flood watch beginning Thursday afternoon.