Survey teams deploy to assess storm damage in Osage and Douglas counties

In Osage City, following a thunderstorm that dumped rain and produced tornadoes across northeast Kansas Tuesday, citizens help a police officer stranded in high water on a city street. Photo thanks to Joann Baumann.

TOPEKA, Kan. – The National Weather Service has reported a damage survey team was deployed this morning, Wednesday, May 29, 2019, to assess tornado damage from Tuesday’s storms across Osage and Douglas counties. Damage assessments are expected to be completed later today.

NWS has forecast potential for a few isolated storms to develop across far east central Kansas this afternoon into early this evening. Any storms that develop may be strong to severe with hail and strong winds being the primary hazards.

Flooding on area rivers is expected to continue today through tonight, and is likely to persist into the weekend.

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