Severe Weather

Storm clouds rolling into Lawrence early Friday morning.

Severe weather moving through Lawrence caused over 7,000 residents to be without power Friday morning.

As of 10:15 a.m., about 7,507 Westar customers were without power in the Lawrence area, according to the Westar outage map.

Downed power lines and tree limbs have also been reported, Douglas County Emergency Management said on Twitter.

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect until 10:15 a.m. Friday, as winds of up to 60 mph, 0.75 inch hail and heavy rain moved through the area, according to Douglas County Emergency Management.