Steve and Ted: So far the count is 9 tornado touchdowns in Kansas Thursday

Steve & Ted
Friday, May 19th

Steve and Ted talk to KSN Meteorologist Leon Smitherman about Thursday's storms.


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Is distinctions which talk turns to first for live team coverage of breaking news KSS. Wichita is number. One news talk and weather station depend on. About 7 o'clock. Severe weather includes several tornadoes in changes we've got the story on Dan O'Neill. Obama says he won't prejudged voter fraud in panel's findings. A memorial today for fallen police officers and it would work those detailed. Ahead president company prepares for his first foreign troops are taking office behind me these kind of mode and being felt on the president's overseas. Mr. coming up I'm Taylor says meteorologist Dan Holliday a flash flood watches have been posted across south central Kansas we'll talk about what we did expect any wind coming up in the forecast. Damaging severe weather rolled across central Kansas Thursday evening a possible. Rain wrapped tornado reported an near Salina. In Salina a large tree fell onto a house and that required fired Russa saw the tree and a segments just so residents can get but there were no injuries. Tommy Edwards for the Salina speedway tells KSM news the speedway suffered considerable damage. Oh it's all over men's bathroom destroyed light poles knocked down roofs off of buildings. In Wichita tree damage reported as Lynnwood park entries were also damaged in bowl vein and rose hill earlier in the day tornadoes were reported in Barton. Barber and Ford counties in flash flooding was reported in great band. Damage continues to be assessed but no injuries have been reported. Authorities are saying it was not terrorism but it was deadly one person was killed more than twenty others injured. After a man reportedly high on synthetic marijuana started plowing down pedestrians in the middle of New York City. ABC's Jim Dolan has more. Snarling and menacing 26 year old Richard Rojas had to be tackled to the ground before it was finally taken away by police the scene was madness a car. Airborne and crashing after charging into a packed pedestrian walkway. In the heart of Times Square throwing tourists into the air and running for their lives. Its First Lady in Milan new trump. Will join the president today on his first trip overseas since taking office when president probably is greeted by world leaders of Saudi Arabia Israel Belgium and Italy. Personally Dovolani at trump will be by your side. The First Lady is expected to take part in her only benefit NATO G-7 summit singing in a statement it will be an honor to visit and speak with women and children from different countries. With different perspectives. In Italy the White House as mrs. trump won't deliver remarks US military personnel and families. Kenneth movie ABC news the White House. Kansas secretary of state Crisco bock is preparing to help lead a new presidential commission on election fraud. A balk was the first state elections chief do gain a prosecutors' powers. He says he's not pre judging what might be happening in other states before the commission appointed by president trump begins compiling hard data. In Kansas he has described the dozens of non citizens on board rules and mine successful prosecutions. As evidence of a significant problem. Voting rights advocates though have criticized the commission and cold box appointment. He is the new commissioners vice chairman with vice president Mike Pence sans the chairman Dan O'Neill Kate and SS news. Today in downtown Wichita on a law enforcement memorial service will be held at City Hall. Each year during the week of may fourteenth law enforcement agencies across America remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. To keep peace in their communities. Since 1871. Point nine law enforcement officers and certain accounting now fallen in line of duty. Wichita police officer Charlie Davidson says that includes nineteen Wichita police officers. Eight Sedgwick county sheriff's deputies one officer from derby and one from Clearwater. That memorial services at noon today and City Council chambers at Wichita City Hall. A proposal nearing passage in the Kansas legislature would require that. Abortion providers give women information on their doctors history in black twelve point times new Roman fought. Republican House and senate negotiators agreed Thursday on the bill's language and took procedural steps to bypass committee Democrats. We fit the bill treats abortion providers differently. Then of a doctor. K I SSU. Time now 7055 minutes past 7 o'clock. Wichita wing nuts will try again for the season opener tonight at Lawrence Dumont stadium went off another. Action baseball the shocker in the royals club highlight some details coming up sports Roger Ailes is death was apparently an accident. That story coming up on McCain in his has sporting news this Stephen dead. That's 8713 30 PMS SD been to in the morning this is the games this morning news with Pete intended. At 709. 9 minutes past 7 o'clock. The death of former Fox News chief Roger Ailes Thursday it was accidental. ABC's Erin deters ski with the latest Roger sales fell on Wednesday of last week and a ground floor bathroom of his oceanfront home in Palm Beach he had his head. The fault caused serious bleeding in police say that left Ailes not completely alert. The Palm Beach County medical examiner says Ailes died of complications of a subdural hematoma a pool of blood between the brain and its outer most covering. Hemophilia contributed to his death at age 77. A US military plane gets a close encounter from Chinese fighters. US air force reconnaissance aircraft was flying in international airspace over the Yellow Sea when it was intercepted by two Chinese fighters. Cutting it close is a 150 feet one of the fighters in flue and an inverted position above the American aircraft. The US economy Chinese fighters actions unprofessional. And is addressing his concerns to China through appropriate diplomatic and military channels Willie Martinez. ABC news Washington star he serves more than 500 people with intellectual disabilities in Wichita Stuckey director of communications Jamie oh pot. Tells K and assist news some clients they was argue for a long time we show. A photo from home this Turkey's goal in 1954. And three of the kids in that photo we still serve today. And so that gives you a sense that we're there for a lifetime and for those kids their family members have passed away and says Turkey is a family. I'm for the people that we support. Jamie OpenId is our guest this weekend and issues too funny 17 Sunday morning at eight on K and assess. Kate is just in time now 7-Eleven 11 minutes past 7 o'clock. And this morning we've got to traffic. Accident this is an injury traffic accident involving three vehicles it's just north of Bonnie. On on 1353. Vehicles involved in this thing and it looks like. There are vehicles in the left shoulder in the left lane traffic update from cape and SS radio I'm Jeff chambers. Now McCain assist storm tracker three forecasts. With Kansas today meteorologist meals for the good morning Leon. I. Don't read we're here. But did there isn't a lot of activity a lot to to keep the meteorologist busy last night and. It would be very very. But are yet the idea a number of confirmed tornadoes why did that up earlier look like we at least nine confirmed tornadoes. Numerous tornado warning and the good news is. They although we get those all gets a rate and at a break those all. A line and a pretty close away and took some damage out on. Not diminish the damage that fortunately none of these men these tornado went right against operation they stayed he stayed out you know in and feel good report. Been very safe and our news this morning say at least three tornadoes confirmed. On the ground and I'm there's each say probably a lot more the exit site citing tornadoes is one of those things where. It to you can be a little iffy if you know did the got only spotters out there they may be looking at the same one or. No we act and a lot of these tornadoes or rain wrapped it just is so much depends on the condition that these storms went up and down. I got. In mask early on so it typical casinos discrete super cells and and the story they're drop that everyday of Gary. You've each day yesterday forcefully to date thing settled down by. It got to be in it until it applied in the court we've got another round of wrong that may be more severe storms in reports late this afternoon I think the primary that NATO on the marine and thirst LaMont hill has yet went. Bartlett going to be heavy raining. With the social. Well you did you 1000000000 last evening there was some heavy rain and our aryan Riverside for a little bit but it didn't last long and I know that the rain totals up to. At the airport National Weather Service not that great but there is spotty heavy rain from little bit there. I mean they did at the airport again at one rained a you know they picked up one quarter inch of rain out there are still detail those super he would Wear that himself that that mileage can bury. But it looks like we will have more widespread heavy rain of these storms will be going right over the implication that the previous score went over so you don't have a lot of area are run up current there's a lot of accurate that he and on top corporate probably look like splitting the storms will put out any patent. And he. The had the poly on yesterday for severe weather but the Wichita right on the eastern. Edge of that big area which is seen to be pretty accurate you know. It was you know those storms fired up right there on out and basically I'm. Our Barbara county are at a I would kind of business which rate or as they went door in order leading edge. That really blew up became a prolific tornado producers celebrate it what the site again which fell right on the deal like that like within. Three miles hi. That bullet but we the national morning. Yes it you know or producer and wit yeah that was the game early now you know what thank you are you know going to be that quick light heavy rain strong winds that blow it. And in today's falling on which those kind of on the on the western edge of the thing right. Exactly and eight days writ is so so so much less I'd never wanted diminish the severe weather threat than looking at. You know large tornadoes and large hail and Kerry and win. Regulatory nickel the course I ale. Worst probably some it is it now win. That being so strong that award dot I did big issue is going to be the right that we get localized flooding like splitting. Do the late afternoon. And then overnight and I knew probably early morning at a week ago. The. Which eat out there and have a ride your motorcycle the seeding in the rain at B five and maybe get low and wet. But I would be only who you are out there. Below where it will bite. But the well that's what yet you know. We'll just go in a car and to be safer it's. I that kind of the plan with. It the week it looks good and these are best day. Saturday at the start up a lingering showers but yet today. Is going to be one of those apt get route storms should start to develop by early afternoon. It would not look at the big beer rep there's a lot more rain up there noted how much you. It is buggy I'm. Thank you sir appreciated that skate is a storm tracker street forecasts. From McCain's in Kansas City meteorologist Leon Smith have been here with Steven dead now 716. And by the way right now cloudy skies and 63 degrees. We have an east wind at six miles per hour. It was a windy Thursday in south central Kansas before the storms came up even high temperature yesterday. A muggy 84 degrees wind speeds topping thirty miles per hour all day long. One gusts clocked at 45 miles per hour and it's we shared just a moment ago with the Leon. He shared with us overnight rainfall about a quarter of an inch that is at one rain gauge at the airport in our friends at the National Weather Service document this morning. Which are other totals wherever you go around because brain is like that it's not the consistent everywhere you go. Coming up Saturday. Second anniversary for the Stephen did morning show and our new studios here in the rough and building. It's been two years and years isn't that amazing and enough you've ever at your place of business if you've ever gone through a movement. It can be really. Challenging deal out meek has been in a radio stations it's even more challenging because what you have to do. You have to go over the new place. And in our case build. All these new stadium so we have four. The on air signals what Alito and chief GeForce four studios. Right and it spot for five production studios and the 45 yeah have to do all that have to block off who's gonna have a network the offices are going to be. And get all the league and all this equipment fired up then we have to come over and learn how to. Iran all the equipment because brand new. And it's it was it was challenged us it was challenging again today and it does. We got her done and it's that it's a beautiful place a beautiful building they had an open house. And I was this year and I was somewhere go to funeral or something remember them. And I so wanted to be here he agreed to all the dignitaries coming true but that was a fun day Nolan you weren't here and I didn't make it. And plus our friends at my in my friends at the Wichita eagle just went through that having the lead of their old building and move into a new place. But the probably taken that kept saying computers with a little at it knew Wednesday and they are. Be gone by that. Be gone by 825 he's Douglas recently milk or go to the big building here haren Medicare now area now well. It's a mess right now and Cargile souvenir out Cargill only making the big move in coming months. Sunday's big day at the end of Woodward's house where. Your mom and dad are gonna celebrate their 51. Wedding anniversary is at Sunday now I'll get a big get 51 years. Got a lot plan there is a lot of excitement a lot of fun. The ought to ask them you that are saying that the way they do things there. They never asked head low and intently blog last year on their fiftieth or yeah so 51 F 51. Yeah I I do not know what they have gone and why she spring freeze may be some some frozen peace over there Dylan does not like that that's that's not a bad idea if that was low that it. Your appreciate that what it. Hey happy anniversary to your mom and dad yes in our years together but also nineteen years have been doing the show one of the great things about his I got to meet. Your mom dad what delightful people they really are. I just love being around him unfortunately they never invite me over the house because you know an open but you know they have they learned that pretty early early on now that they're they're terrific people and and happy anniversary to now in fort ago 719 Stephen dead. It's time for sports has got tells about some baseball and some baseball that happened do. And in this sport to sport hit. Gallows season opener for the Wichita knowing that's got washed out last night the weather got rained out so. Who is doing in season opener is tonight I. I'll wing no breeze blowing in their tenth season play at 7 o'clock tonight and Lawrence Dumont stadium taking on the Salina stock K that. As part of last night's postponement they will play a doubleheader. Tomorrow to seven inning games beginning at 5 PM Lawrence Dumont stadium the wind. Kansas City Royals and Major League Baseball last night in Kansas City beat the first place New York Yankees five to one royals avoid the sweep. Good pitching by Danny Duffy he went seven innings only give up three hits a season high ten strikeouts. His first win in more than a month. Mike Woodstock its. And one of the royals five hits that three run home run and help 51 win. The last place royals are visiting the first place Minnesota Twins this weekend. The royals only have five road wins this season and is by far the worst in Major League makes little. Well games tonight. Tomorrow afternoon Sunday afternoon at the Minneapolis live coverage of the royals and the twins. Was not all those games this weekend on Sports Radio KF 81240 AM 975. FM. The Wichita State baseball team has not been good on the road this season and that. Bore itself out again yesterday Indiana State beat the shoppers in Terre Haute thirteen to six. Shoppers have lost nine of their last eleven games in terra haute. Shoppers have two more games. Indiana State and each of the regular season. Today 5:30 PM tomorrow afternoon at 1 o'clock Mike Kennedy in saint Denis had lied covered soccer baseball right here on 987. And thirteen 38 and aspects. Indoor football tomorrow night a huge road game for the defending league champion Wichita forced on the road at the Dallas marshals. Which ties a game behind Dallas in the standings as they're both fighting for a playoff spot. They've won three games to go in the regular season at 7 o'clock tomorrow night forced football right here on Kate in this yes. Ju co softball the division one national tournament in Utah number one ranked Butler wins again a clobber Howard Texas fifteen to three. Butler softball team is now 55. And one that while they play fifth Grand Central Arizona this afternoon in the final four of the winner's bracket while. And in the division two national tournament in Mississippi's seventh ranked tally college. The second rank Kirkwood Iowa for the three yesterday only Kirkwood fifth loss of the season. How Lee advances in the final four of the winner's bracket. Taking on the third ranked Phoenix this afternoon. Though both Calley and the Butler and made the final four the winner's bracket in their division two national tournaments. In softball. And we are racing in Kansas this weekend's the national hot rod association top fuel circuits making its annual visit to Kansas. Part of the men are. Our heartland it nationals at heartland park in Topeka Friday Saturday and Sunday finals on Sunday afternoon. Hot rod action sports Stephen Ted Kate and as tests. Seven what did you did get some deliverable blisters this morning vessel prize right here I am Friday morning and a well prize package. I've got a twenty dollar gift card Freddy's frozen custard steak burger I. And I got data travel mug from prairie fire copy wow and a couple of bags of signature blend coffee from prairie fires top. 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