Half-inch hail possible in eastern Kiowa County Friday

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Published Friday, June 14, 2019
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by Chris Sorensen

The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather advisory for northeast Kiowa County until 5:15 p.m. Friday.

Radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm nine miles north of Chivington that was moving east at 25 miles per hour. The storm is capable of half-inch hail and wind gusts in excess of 40 mph.

Brandon, Sheridan Lake and Towner are at risk for hail impacts.

As of Monday, July 15, 2019 - 3:00pm, KiowaCountyPress.net Live Weather  from downtown Eads shows WSW wind at 0 mph. The temperature is 98, with 0.00 inches of rain so far today.

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for the area until 9:00 p.m.