Storm moves through area

Storm clouds have moved through the Kansas City area this morning and are now located to the east.

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The Kansas City area experienced heavy rains on Wednesday night, and some residents reported downed tree limbs.

The Board of Public Utilities at 8 a.m. Thursday reported 423 customers affected by power outages, according to the outage map, with 325 without power at 8 a.m. The outage locations were scattered throughout Kansas City, Kan.

There is slight chance for showers through 11 a.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service forecast, and a few storms may develop in the late afternoon and early evening across central and south-central Missouri. Strong winds would be the greatest threat for any storms.

The threat for showers and storms will continue into the weekend as the frontal boundary remains in close proximity to the area, the weather service said. The threat for widespread severe weather remains low.

Today’s high should be near 83.

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