The Lawrence and Douglas County area could see a few inches of snow accumulation Saturday into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
The Lawrence area could see freezing temperatures, rain and sleet over the weekend. The city’s recreation centers are available to warm up during regular hours.
Douglas County has seen a few inches of rain and could see more ahead of much cooler temperatures and a hard freeze expected over the weekend and into Monday.
Intolerable heat and humidity that hovered over Kansas last month set daily maximum temperature records across the state and rivaled all-time highs.
Lawrence currently has unhealthy air quality because of wildfires more than 1,000 miles away.
The city will not collect yard waste and all outdoor Parks and Recreation department sports are canceled through Thursday because of the extreme heat, which has brought heat indices as high as 136° in Lawrence.
Lawrence is expected to be dangerously hot over the next several days, according to the National Weather Service.
Potentially severe storms are likely Friday and Saturday in Lawrence, the National Weather Service office in Topeka warns.
More than 24 hours after storms wrecked numerous trees and power lines in Lawrence, some folks were still without electricity. Severe weather is possible again on Sunday.
Severe thunderstorms dumped rain while heavy winds wreaked havoc throughout Douglas County Friday afternoon.
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