Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued May 20 at 3:53PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018
Expires: 4:45 p.m. on Sunday, May 20, 2018

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN NEWTON AND WESTERN
JASPER COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM CDT...
At 353 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near
Galena, or near Baxter Springs, moving northeast at 30 mph.
Dime size hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this
storm.
Locations impacted include...
Joplin... Carthage...
Webb City... Carl Junction...
Galena... Oronogo...
Carterville... Duquesne...
Duenweg... Jasper...
Airport Drive... Leawood...
Silver Creek... Alba...
Purcell... Shoal Creek Drive...
Saginaw... Carytown...
Neck City... Redings Mill...
This includes the following highways...
Interstate 44 between mile markers 0 and 13.
Interstate 49 near mile marker 35, between mile markers 42 and 45,
and between mile markers 47 and 56.
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 800 PM CDT for
southeastern Kansas...and southwestern Missouri.

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