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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Tornado Watch and Flash Flood Risk for Metro Kansas City

The entire KC Metro is included on Tornado Watch No. 216 until 10 pm this Thursday night.

There is also a Flash Flood Watch that includes Metro KC..

Severe storms and tornado warnings are already rampant across Kansas....

Monday, May 23, 2016

Metro KC Dodges Bullet With Excessive Rain Event

Heavy showers and thunderstorms moved through Metro Kansas City with the heaviest amounts near and along the I-35 corridor from Johnson county KS into Clay county MO..

Refer to the map image- you can see slightly over 4-inches fell on one of the 4 Rock Creeks located around the Metro- this particular creek runs from the south part of the KC-MO Northland into Avondale into North KC..

Some flooding did occur in NKC- but the creek has since receded.

Three-inch amounts fell further north in the Line Creek and Shoal Creek watersheds.

Some high water was reported in eastern Gladstone along another Rock Creek- but that water too has subsided.

Two to three-inch totals were observed along Turkey Creek from near Shawnee into southern KC-KS- but no flooding occurred along the Turkey.

Note that no measurable rain fell at the gage located at M-350 and the Little Blue River in far southeastern KC-MO (Knobtown).

Sunday, May 22, 2016

ATV Ride Turns Fatal in Platte County MO

Heard parts of this call on the scanner. Southern Platte FPD had reported the victim with "a head injury" with "CPR in-progress" after they arrived on-scene.

ATV ride turns fatal in Platte County: One person is dead after an ATV accident in Platte County early Sunday morning.