Two Wyandotte County students on honor list at Rolla

Two Wyandotte County students at Missouri University of Science and Technology have made the honor list for the 2014 spring semester.

They are Hannah Katherine Jokisch of Bonner Springs, Kan., a senior in chemical engineering; and Ezekiel Ian Lyle Reynolds of Kansas City, Kan., a senior in mining engineering.

Those on the list carried a minimum of 12 hours and had grade point averages of 3.2 or above out of a possible 4.0. The university is in Rolla, Mo.

Weather settles down to cooler temperatures

National Weather Service graphic

The weather probably will settle down for most of the day, after a few days of storms and extreme humidity.

The forecast has changed in the last hour to include a 40 percent chance of storms and rain this morning. A storm is moving from the southeast toward the Kansas City area.

Cooler weather start today, and temperatures may reach a high of 84 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Wednesday’s high will be about 76.

The Canadian cool front moving into the area will result in below normal temperatures through Friday, with dry weather expected, the National Weather Service said.

The next chance for thunderstorms is expected to be Friday night through Saturday night.

Heavy thunderstorm moves through Wyandotte County

Light reflected off highways and off this KC Scout camera lens during a thunderstorm Monday night. This view is I-635 at the Missouri River. (KC Scout photo)

A heavy thunderstorm moved through Wyandotte County around 9:50 p.m.

The thunderstorm included heavy lightning and rain throughout the area.

At 10:10 p.m. Monday, about 227 customers were without power in Kansas City, Kan., according to the Board of Public Utilities’ outage map. Many of the customers were close to the southern county line, near I-35.

A tornado watch remains in effect until 1 a.m. in Wyandotte County.