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.

Saint Joseph
Few Clouds
81° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 85°
Maryville
Clear
79° wxIcon
Hi: 91° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 79°
Savannah
Few Clouds
81° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 85°
Cameron
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 90° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 80°
Fairfax
Few Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 89° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 82°
Wednesday had an abundance of sunshine across northeast Kansas and northwest Missouri with hot and very humid conditions. A brief cool-down is expected Thursday, along with returning thunderstorm chances. A few storms may be severe.
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