Tornado watch issued for Wyandotte County

A tornado watch has been issued for Wyandotte County through 10 p.m. today, according to the National Weather Service.

Also a flash flood watch has been issued from 1 a.m. May 19 until 7 a.m. May 20 for Wyandotte County, the weather service said.

Besides Wyandotte County, the other counties under the tornado watch include Leavenworth, Johnson and many surrounding counties, according to the weather service.

Thunderstorms are likely this evening into the early overnight hours, the weather service said. The storms may be strong to severe, and may include strong winds, hail and tornadoes.

Multiple rounds of thunderstorms may lead to heavy rainfall, resulting in flash flooding from early Friday morning through Saturday morning, according to the weather service. Rainfall totals may approach 2 to 3 inches.

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