Severe thunderstorm warning issued

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Wyandotte County from 8:40 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Sept. 10.

The thunderstorm warning also is in effect for central Leavenworth County, northern Johnson County and southeastern Platte County.

At 8:38 p.m., a thunderstorm was located over Bonner Springs, moving northeast at 30 mph.

Hail damage is expected, the weather service said. There is a chance of 60 mph wind gusts and half-dollar size hail.

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Severe thunderstorm watch issued for Wyandotte County

National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for Wyandotte County and surrounding counties.

According to the National Weather Service, the thunderstorm watch will be in effect from 8:05 p.m. Sept. 10 until 2 a.m. Sept. 11.

The primary threats are gusting winds with hail and lightning, according to the weather service. Moderate to heavy rainfall is also possible. The risk of tornados is low.

Florida man arrested in alleged Sept. 11 plot

A Florida man was arrested in connection with an alleged plot to distribute information about a bomb at a Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 11 stair-step memorial.

According to the U.S. Department of Justice news release, Josha Ryne Goldberg, 20, of Orange Park, Fla., was arrested for distributing information relating to explosives, destructive devices and weapons of mass destruction.

If convicted, he faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison.

According to the criminal complaint, Goldberg was in contact, through online communications, with an individual who law enforcement knew to be a confidential human source.

Between July and September of this year, Goldberg distributed information to the source on how to manufacture a bomb, the complaint stated. He instructed the source to make a pressure-cooker bomb and fill it with nails, metal and other items dipped in rat poison, according to the criminal complaint.

Goldberg then instructed the source to place the bomb at an upcoming memorial in Kansas City, Mo., to commemorate the Sept. 11 attacks, according to the U.S. Department of Justice statement.