Severe weather firing up in Kansas

WICHITA, Kansas – The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for parts of Kansas.

The watch is in effect until 11 p.m.

Kansas counties included are Barton, Cloud, Decatur, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Phillips, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Sheridan, Smith, Thomas and Wichita.

The KSN Storm Tracker 3 weather team is tracking storms and they say large hail and damaging wind is the primary threat.

An isolated tornado is also possible. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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