All of Metro Kansas City IS included in Tornado Watch Number 285.
The watch basically includes that part of the Kansas City MetroRegion along and south of U.S. 36 highway west of Chillicothe- then north of this line east of Chillicothe.
Most of the southern K.C. MetroRegion is also included in this watch.
Currently showers and thundershowers- non-severe- stretch from near Topeka to near Lawrence- moving eastward.
When thunderstorms develop- they will probably become severe quite rapidly- so it's up to you and yours to keep tabs on sky conditions and the latest severe weather information by radio or TV..