Severe thunderstorm watch canceled early with no reports of severe weather Featured

Storms looked menacing on KVOE's WeatherTAP.com radar as they approached Emporia early Wednesday, but they fizzled by the time they reached town. Storms looked menacing on KVOE's WeatherTAP.com radar as they approached Emporia early Wednesday, but they fizzled by the time they reached town. WeatherTAP.com radar image

The risk of severe thunderstorm activity for Wednesday morning has come and gone without any severe weather.


The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Lyon, Chase, Morris and Wabaunsee counties early Wednesday. Later, warnings came out for Chase and Morris counties. However, the storms died out without producing any severe weather and the watch was canceled about two hours early.

Moderate to heavy rain has fallen across the western quarter of Chase County, although rain totals have not been reported. Other rain totals so far have been light:

*KVOE studios: 0.10 inches
*Emporia Municipal Airport: 0.07 inches
*Allen: 0.20 inches

Rain may continue until early afternoon across the area.

If you have rain totals to report, call KVOE at 342-1400, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or message the Bluestem Farm and Ranch text line at 620-342-5863.

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Last modified on Wednesday, 15 July 2020 06:06