Archive for Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Heavy rain, small hail move through parts of county

October 21, 2008, 7:35 p.m.

Updated: October 21, 2008, 8:54 p.m.

A thunderstorm was moving toward southwest Douglas County Tuesday night.

A thunderstorm was moving toward southwest Douglas County Tuesday night.

The National Weather Service has allowed a severe thunderstorm warning in Douglas County to expire.

A strong thunderstorm, but not strong enough to be called severe, moved through eastern and southern portions of the county between 7:20 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. The storm was expected to impact areas including Eudora, Vinland, Baldwin City, Pleasant Grove and southeast Lawrence.

At 7:22 p.m. doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing large hail was located 10 miles northwest of Ottawa and headed toward Globe, Lone Star and Centropolis. By 7:42 p.m., the storm has weakened to the point it was no longer a significant threat.

Stay tuned to LJWorld.com for more information on any severe weather.

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