With large hail, rain and even one confirmed tornado sweeping through the Kansas City area Thursday, local Twitter users took to their cell phones with the hashtag #kswx to capture photos of the swirling, gray skies.
We put together a few highlights — or lowlights depending on your tolerance for storms — of the weather.
— Clay County Sheriff (@SheriffClayCo) May 26, 2016
Traffic is moving slow on I-35. Water is all over the road. Hydroplaning may be an issue for some. pic.twitter.com/mdC0NKTdRs
— Brian Johnson (@BrianKMBC) May 26, 2016
— Dave D'Marko (@DaveDMarko) May 26, 2016
— Amanda Graor (@angraor) May 26, 2016
— Kim Runk (@KimRunk) May 26, 2016
— Ginger Brooks (@GingerLBrooks) May 13, 2016
— Richard Sharp (@RichardKSHB) May 26, 2016
Keep listening to KCUR 89.3 and check our website for more updates as the weather develops. Flash flooding and other severe weather is expected to last throughout the night, and officials warn that travel could be dangerous.