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PREPARE FOR SEVERE WEATHER LATER TODAY - SAT 4/17-28-24

The National Weather Service has issued the following weather warning:
 
DAY ONE...Today and Tonight (Sat, April 27 & Sun, April 28)
 
Severe thunderstorms are expected, mainly this afternoon and evening ( a general estimate between 8 pm on Saturday and 6 am on Sunday - this is only an estimate, you are encouraged to monitor your weather information sources on TV, Radio and weather Apps). All hazards are possible, including large hail up to baseball size, damaging wind gusts to 75 mph and tornadoes.
 
The severe risk will transition into mainly a heavy rain threat later tonight across the Flint Hills and southeast Kansas where lowland flooding is possible.
 
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday, April 28 through Friday, May 3
 
A slight risk for severe storms will continue for southeast Kansas on Sunday with a continued risk for heavy rainfall and flooding.
There will be more chances for thunderstorms across much of the area from late Tuesday through Thursday night. The risk for organized
severe storms appears low at this time for the mid-week periods.
 
Checkin at the Parsons (KS) Police Department Facebook page for on going updates.
 
Sign up to receive CODE RED ALERTS from County 911 at: https://labettecounty.com/emergency-communications-9-1-1
 
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Parsons Police Department
629-421-7060
 
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