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Strong thunderstorm bearing down on Wichita

The National Weather Service has issued a significant weather alert for Sedgwick County this morning, as a strong thunderstorm has developed and is moving toward Wichita.

At 7:30 a.m., the thunderstorm was near Clearwater, about 16 miles southwest of downtown Wichita, and moving northeast at 25 miles an hour.

The storm is capable of producing nickel-sized hail and winds of up to 50 miles an hour. Heavy rain can also be expected with this storm.