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Sunday, April 09, 2017

Severe Tstm Watch No. 136 Until 6 am For Northwestern Portions of Metro Kansas City

The Severe Thunderstorm watch includes Leavenworth in Kansas- and Platte counties in Missouri.

The watch does affect Metro St. Joseph.

I-435 Now Open in South Kansas City MO

According to KC Scout cameras-- southbound I-435 has reopened from M-350 to The Grandview Triangle.

It appears the northbound lanes at 83rd Street will be cleared in the next few hours- with the entire I-435 stretch opening ahead of the 5 am Monday morning schedule.

UPDATE 8:15 pm- Both north and south I-435 is now open on Kansas City MO's southeast side.

"Slight" Risk For Severe Storms Later Today

Metro Kansas City and surrounding areas from southwest to northeast are included in a forecasted "slight risk" for severe thunderstorms later this afternoon and evening.

Large hail and strong winds are the primary threats- with a slight chance of a tornado or two in the shown forecast area.

As of this post- there is NO storm activity indicated on NWS radars within 100 miles of Metro KC.

Check your weather sources or here at CSW if a weather watch is issued over the course of the day....