Tornado and Flash Floods Cause Damage in Lee’s Summit, Missouri as Kansas City Put on High Alert

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Reports of repairs caused by hurricane and a ensuing peep floods that strike Lee’s Summit, Missouri are pouring in as Kansas City had been put on high warning until midnight. A hurricane ripped by Lee’s Summit, Missouri tighten to 7 p.m. on Wednesday Jul 1, 2015, and was relocating towards Kansas City in a southeast during 20 miles per hour. Officials from a glow dialect of Lee’s Summit have sensitive about a endless repairs caused by high winds in a city. The Lee’s Summit Police Department has sensitive that no injuries or casualties have been reported during a moment.

A flue cloud was speckled circuitously Unity Village and was relocating southeast during around 6:30 p.m. The hurricane initial strike a frame mall tighten to Tudor Road and Northeast Douglas Street. The mall is located tighten to Lee’s Summit North High School and Lee’s Summit military station. Roofs were ripped off, and a fireworks trailer and tent were overturned due to intensely clever winds circuitously a school. Many buildings were also shop-worn in circuitously areas. The Lee’s Summit Fire Department has sensitive that a tent and a trailer were not assigned and there were no injuries reported.


tornadoMany people who were stranded outdoor or in Plato’s Closet Store, attempted to strech and find protected preserve inside a military hire nearby, as a clever hurricane winds chipped divided pieces of petrify thatch tile. Felicia LaBelle from Whiteman Air Force Base pronounced that a stage was really frightful and dangerous. However, nobody was harm and people are protected during a moment. Many cars in a parking lot of a frame mall had shop-worn windows as they were vigourously tossed and pushed into one another.

Pleasant Hill area was also influenced by a tornado. Electricity supply was disrupted for around 4,000 business of Kansas City Power Light Co. according to their website during around 7:40 p.m. People have been suggested to stay indoors as a hurricane that strike Lee’s Summit, Missouri and a ensuing peep floods have caused endless damage, and is now headed towards Kansas City that had been put on high warning until midnight. Advisories have been released opposite venturing out as a severe continue is approaching to embody accost and peep floods.


tornadoWarnings were also released for many of a east-central Kansas and west-central Missouri. The central continue news sensitive that a hurricane approaching to be ripping through mixed counties could be mortal between Warrensburg and Raytown areas along with large thunderstorms, as it moves towards a southeast direction. Flood warnings opposite a segment were also released due to complicated rains. Flash floods were reported in Pettis County, Lee’s Summit and Cass County. A lady who was stealing from a hurricane in a groundwork of a store in Lee’s Summit got trapped when a floodwaters rushed in. She got swept divided into a rivulet by a clever stream as she attempted to shun by a behind door. Luckily for a lady, a observant military officer speckled her and afterwards successfully discovered her.

People rushed into a interior bedrooms of their houses as they listened a hurricane sirens. They listened rumbling noises for tighten to 30 seconds as a hurricane hit. The walls of their building shook and vehicles slammed into them. Roofs were knocked off during this brief time while cars were shop-worn and line-up tiles were tossed around. A integrate of trees also have been uprooted in a areas and gas pipelines were pulled out of a ground. Leeton, Mo. saw some repairs early during a day while a eastern partial of Kansas City was approaching to see storms after on Wednesday, Jul 1. Meanwhile, hurricane and peep floods have caused endless repairs in Lee’s Summit, Missouri as Kansas City was put on high warning compartment midnight.

By Ankur Sinha

NOAA’s National Weather Service
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