NWS confirms Monday tornado in Johnson County

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in Johnson County, Kansas, Monday afternoon. The maximum wind speed reported to the service was 85 miles per hour and the tornado had a maximum path width of 100 yards. Tornado sirens went off in southern Overland Park around 4…

Homes damaged in Johnson County, Kansas, after reports of tornado touchdown

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Severe thunderstorms rolled through the Kansas City area on Monday, spawning at least one brief tornado touchdown that damaged homes and downed fences and tree limbs. The National Weather Service said on Twitter that law enforcement reported a tornado had touched down in rural southeast Johnson County south of Overland Park,…