June 02 Severe Weather Event

During the early morning hours on June 2, a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moved through northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas.

Posted: Jun 2, 2018 9:23 PM

St. Joseph, MO


During the early morning hours on June 2, a line of strong to severe thunderstorms moved through northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. The thunderstorms prompted Severe Thunderstorm Warnings for the St. Joseph area and a peak wind gust of 58 mph was reported at Rosecrans Memorial Airport.

The winds caused damage across the area. In St. Joseph, a large tree fell on to a house on Indiana Avenue on the south side of town. To the north, a tree destroyed a car on Lincoln street after it fell on to it. Other trees and branches were damaged across town.

The storms also produced heavy rainfall. St. Joseph officially picked up 0.99 inches of rain, which is the most rain on a single day since October 21st.

Damage was reported in other areas, as well. With power outages across the region.

The storms exited the area by 7 AM on the 2nd.

Article Comments

Saint Joseph
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 74°
Maryville
Clear
66° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 60°
Feels Like: 66°
Savannah
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 74°
Cameron
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 70°
Fairfax
Clear
70° wxIcon
Hi: 81° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 70°
High temperatures will be much cooler, only go up to the upper 70s to lower 80s both on Thursday and Friday. We'll have more dry and quiet conditions as we end the work week and head into the weekend.
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