Tornado warning issued for Johnson, Cass, Henry counties


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A tornado warning has been issued for southwestern Johnson County, southeastern Cass County and northwestern Henry County until 8 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, at 7:33 p.m. a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Harrisonville moving east at 30 mph.

This storm will be near Garden City around 7:45 p.m. and Creighton around 7:55 p.m. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Quick City, La Tour and Gunn City. The radar also indicated hail with this storm.

Residents in these areas are encouraged to move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Sedalia Democrat
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