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NWS issues severe thunderstorm watch until 11 p.m.

August 13, 2010

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Douglas County until 11 p.m. Friday.

The primary threats with this story are hail up to two inches in diameter and winds gusting up to 75 mph.

The storms are already firing and are expected to move southward as the afternoon moves along.

Counties included in the watch are:

Anderson

Atchison

Barber

Barton

Brown

Butler

Chase

Clay

Coffey

Dickinson

Doniphan

Douglas

Ellsworth

Franklin

Geary

Greenwood

Harvey

Jackson

Jefferson

Johnson

Kingman

Leavenworth

Linn

Lyon

Marion

Marshall

McPherson

Miami

Morris

Nemaha

Osage

Ottawa

Pottawatomie

Pratt

Reno

Rice

Riley

Saline

Sedgwick

Shawnee

Stafford

Wabaunsee

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