April 17, 2014

Strange weather phenomenon downs trees in Gardner

A rare weather phenomenon, a heat burst, struck southwest Johnson County in the early morning hours of June 10. The sharp burst of heat also brought high winds that knocked down large limbs. Staff photo by Danedri Thompson

Danedri Thompson

Area residents experienced a fairly rare meteorological event around on June 10. A heat burst struck the area spiking temperatures, dropping the dew point and sending dramatic wind gusts through neighborhoods in southwest Johnson County around midnight.…