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Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Severe Storms - June 27th-28th, 2013

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Event Summary

A complex of thunderstorms that developed near the Topeka, Kansas and Kansas City metropolitan areas during the evening of June 27th produced widespread wind damage across southeastern Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks late in the evening of the 27th through the overnight hours into early on June 28th.  Numerous reports were received of winds between 60 and 80 MPH.  

Event Pictures

Tim Ellis in Springfield took this picture near National and Meadowmere. Forwarded by Chris Smith - KOLR10


Josh Kashirsky provided these pictures of an uprooted tree and a split tree in Republic.

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