Thunderstorm Warning for Platte County MO and 3 More

KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL, MO (630 PM CDT Wed Apr 17 2019) — The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Doniphan County in northeastern Kansas Northeastern Atchison County in northeastern Kansas Buchanan County in northwestern Missouri Northwestern Platte County in west central Missouri until 715 PM CDT. At 630 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Atchison, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include St. Joseph, Atchison, Agency, Dearborn, Rushville, Lewis And Clark Village, Doniphan, De Kalb, Faucett and Lewis And Clark Vi. This includes the following highways Interstate 29 between mile markers 30 and 45. Interstate 229 between mile markers 0 and 3. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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