The heat index values today will be in the 105 to 110 degree range. A cool front will move south today and bring a chance of thunderstorms to the area late this afternoon through Thursday. Some severe storms are possible tonight and early Thursday.
A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Jefferson County until 11:45 am.
This storm has had a history of 70-80 mph winds and large hail.
A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Jefferson County until 4pm today.
This system has a history of 2″ hail and 70 mph winds.
Pay close attention to your local media outlets around the 11am to 1pm time frame.
The Tornado Watch issued for Jefferson County, KS has been canceled.
Jefferson County has been place in a tornado watch until 9:00 pm.
Jefferson County Emergency Management has canceled the siren test for today due to the weather forecast.
May 12, 2010 – Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Jefferson County. County storm spotters have been activated and are monitoring the weather.
May 12, 2010
Jefferson County is under a tornado watch until 10pm.
The Storm Prediction Center is discussing issuing a tornado watch for the area just south and West of Jefferson County. This picture shows the current position of the warm front just south of the County.
May 12, 2010 – 2pm Weather Update for Jefferson County, KS
NWS is expecting severe weather to develop along the warm front later this afternoon into early evening. Currently the warm front is just south of Jefferson County. Current temp at the Emergency Management office is 59 degrees.