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Live Blog | Tornado warning canceled for Kansas City area counties

Pettis County tornado warning
Posted at 3:56 PM, May 06, 2024

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1:01 a.m. | A tornado warning is in effect until 1:30 a.m in Pettis County.

12:34 a.m. | A warning was also in effect until 1 a.m. Saline and Pettis counties.

12:27 a.m. | A tornado warning is in effect for Johnson County, Missouri, until 12:45 a.m.

A warning was also in effect until 1 a.m. for Lafayette and Saline counties.

12:21 a.m. | A tornado watch was canceled for the majority of the Kansas City area.

A tornado warning is in effect for Johnson County, Missouri, until 12:45 a.m.

A warning is also in effect for Ray and Lafayette counties until 12:30 a.m.

12:11 a.m. A tornado warning is in effect for Johnson County, Missouri, until 12:45 a.m.

A warning is also in effect for Ray and Lafayette counties until 12:30 a.m.

12:03 a.m. | A tornado warning is in effect for Johnson and Lafayette counties until 12:30 a.m.

It was also in effect for Ray County until 12:15 a.m.

11:56 p.m. | A tornado warning is in effect for Johnson, Henry and Ray counties.

11:50 p.m. | A tornado warning continued for Henry, Johnson, Lafayette and Ray counties in Missouri until midnight.

11:46 p.m. | A tornado warning is in effect until 12:15 a.m. in Johnson County, Missouri.

11:30 p.m. | The NWS issued a tornado warning Jackson, Lafayette and Ray, Bates, Cass and Henry counties until midnight.

11:16 p.m. | Evergy reports there are over 14,600 customers without power.

11:01 p.m. | The NWS issued a tornado warning for Clay and Clinton county in Missouri.

10:55 p.m. | The NWS extended the severe thunderstorm warning Caldwell, Cass Clay, Jackson and Ray counties in Missouri and Miami county in Kansas.

The warning also includes Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and Platte county in Missouri.

The warning is in effect until 11:45. p.m.

A tornado watch remains in effect for the entire Kansas City area until 4 a.m.

10:16 p.m. | In addition to a tornado watch for the entire Kansas City area until 4 a.m. Tuesday., the NWS has also issued a severe thunderstorm warning for some counties.

The warning includes Johnson, Leavenworth and Wyandotte counties in Kansas and Platte county in Missouri.

It's in effect until 11:15 p.m.

Update 8:44 p.m. | The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for the entire Kansas City area until 4 a.m. Tuesday.

During this time, tornadoes are possible, along with hail and wind gusts up to 75 MPH.

Tornado watch
Tornado watch on May 6, 2024

Original story | A tornado watch has been issued for parts of eastern Kansas and northwestern Missouri until 11 p.m. Monday.

Tornado watch
Tornado watch for 5/6

Atchison and Doniphan counties in Kansas are included as well as Atchison and Holt counties in Missouri.

The National Weather Service said scattered hail up to two inches in size is likely as well as wind gusts up to 75 mph.

A couple of strong tornadoes may also be possible.