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The Lake News Online
  • Hazardous weather warning issued for lake area

  • The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather warning for all three counties in the Lake area as storms are anticipated to roll across the region throughout the day. Expected weather hazards include elevated tornado risk, significant hail risk, elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk, flooding risk, significant lightning risk and non-thunderstorm wind risk.
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  • The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather warning for all three counties in the Lake area as storms are anticipated to roll across the region throughout the day. Expected weather hazards include elevated tornado risk, significant hail risk, elevated thunderstorm wind damage risk, flooding risk, significant lightning risk and non-thunderstorm wind risk.
    Thunderstorms continue to hit the lake area in early afternoon. Flooding is a risk and a warning has been issued in Morgan and Miller counties. Several low water crossings in the Versailles area were already flooding early this morning.
    A tornado watch is in effect for the entire area until 5 p.m. as more storms are expected to converge on the region later today.
    A second round of severe weather is expected to move in from eastern Kansas this evening. Damaging winds in excess of 70 miles per hour, tennis ball size hail and tornadoes are possible in this storm.
    It is expected to move through the lake area sometime between 6-11 p.m.

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