Severe thunderstorm watch issued for NE Kansas


TOPEKA (KSNT) – A large swath of northeast Kansas is in a severe thunderstorm watch Tuesday night.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect and will remain so until 4 a.m. Wednesday. This includes 13 counties: Dickinson, Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Lyon, Morris, Osage, Shawnee, Wabaunsee, Jackson and Jefferson.

All forms of severe weather may be possible during the thunderstorm watch with the main problems arising from strong wind gusts and large hail, according to 27 News Storm Track Chief Meteorologist Matt Miller.

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