National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Severe storms this evening are expected generally after 5 pm east of the Kansas Turnpike.
Strong and severe thunderstorms are possible for areas along and southeast of the Turnpike this evening as a slow, southeast-moving cold front approaches. The greatest severe thunderstorm threat is in Southeast Kansas where hail as large as ping pong balls and 60 to 70 mph winds may occur. Thunderstorms occurring in South-Central Kansas primarily along, and east, of I-35/I-135 may produce penny-sized hail and 40 to 50 mph winds.
Severe storms will be possible over extreme southeast Kansas tonight. Large hail and damaging winds will be the primary threats.