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Tornado warning extended for two western Kansas counties

The National Weather Service has extended a tornado warning for two western Kansas counties until 5 p.m. Central Daylight Time.

The warning covers Kearny County and southeastern Hamilton County. Radar indicated very strong rotation associated with a possible tornado 8 miles southeast of Kendall, moving northeast at 40 miles an hour. The city of Lakin is in the path of the storm.

Residents in the warned area should take immediate safety precautions.