Severe weather risk upgraded to moderate for KC Metro Tuesday night

May 28, 2019 - 12:24 pm

Kansas City, MO - The potential for destructive weather in the KC Metro is high this Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service office in Pleasant Hill.

A Tornado Watch for the entire KC Metro has been issued until 10pm. 

A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Kansas and Missouri until 10 PM CDT

— NWS Tornado (@NWStornado) May 28, 2019

All of northern Missouri is under a Moderate risk of severe weather.

Severe thunderstorms are expected to roll into Kansas City between 5pm and 7pm.  The entire Metro has a 10% risk of an EF-2 tornado developing within 25 miles. 

Widespread severe storms are likely this afternoon into this evening. Tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail are all possible.

Please be weather aware today...
--have multiple ways to receive warnings,
⛈️stay up to date on the forecast, and
--locate the best shelter!

— NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) May 28, 2019



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