Severe thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued

Parts of the Kansas City area are under a flash flood warning as strong thunderstorms move through.

The National Weather Service's flash flood warning is for eastern Johnson, southern Leavenworth, Miami and Linn counties in Kansas and Bates and southwestern Cass counties in Missouri.

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for southwestern Johnson, Miami and Linn counties in Kansas until 1 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, the storms are capable of producing golf ball-sized hail and winds over 70 mph.