Severe thunderstorm warning issued

A severe thunderstorm warning has been extended until 9 a.m. Sunday for Wyandotte County, Leavenworth County and Johnson County, according to the National Weather Service.

At 7:28 a.m., severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Easton to Lawrence to near Overbrook, moving southeast at 50 mph, the weather service said.

This storm is capable of 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail, according to the weather service.

Hail damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage is possible to roofs, siding and trees.

Bonner Springs and Edwardsville in western Wyandotte County, Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County, along with Overland Park, Shawnee, Merriam, Fairway and other Johnson County areas, with Leavenworth, Lansing, Tonganoxie and Basehor in Leavenworth County, are among the areas in the path of this storm.

The weather service said people should move to an interior room on the lowest floor of their buildings.

The weather forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 2 p.m. Sunday. Then it will become mostly sunny, with a high near 74 and a north northeast wind of 5 to 9 mph, gusting up to 20 mph. Between a half and three-fourths of an inch of rain is possible.

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