Tornado watch issued for central Kansas until 10 pm

Larry's Look: Spring showers mark start of thunderstorm season

Larry's Look: Spring showers mark start of thunderstorm season

Even so, another moderate risk will be in place for the northeastern corner of the region, just outside of Topeka, with a slight risk across the rest of northeast Kansas. Meyers says any tornado risk would likely be relatively early in the event with discrete or separated storms, and the risk should transition to a hail-wind event as storms form into clusters or line segments later in the day or evening. The area stretches from southwest Iowa, central Kansas and southeast Nebraska.

For the past week, conditions have been mostly quiet across Central Illinois, which has meant mostly dry weather.

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The severe threat begins to ramp up significantly Tuesday. The first round of damaging winds, large hail and brief tornadoes comes on Monday from western Texas to southern South Dakota, including Dodge City, Sioux Falls and Amarillo. The precise magnitude and location of the most-severe weather remains questionable due to the evolution of storms overnight.

If storms develop as anticipated, all severe weather hazards would be possible Tuesday night, Wednesday and Thursday. On Tuesday, the activity moves into the Central Plains. At present, the threat looks a little bit less robust by Thursday, but damaging winds, large hail and brief tornadoes will be likely from Waco, Texas, to Peoria, Illinois.

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North Dakota recognizes this week as Severe Summer Weather Awareness Week - a reminder that severe weather is not far away. Temperatures are on the rise already on Sunday morning for the entire Northern Plains, with temperatures nearing 80 degrees or higher all the way to North Dakota. This will be the start of several warm days for the Northeast, with plenty of sunshine.

Record highs are possible in the Northeast by the end of the week.

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