Intense thunderstorm rattles LU campus

Clarion News staff

A thunderstorm approaches Lincoln University at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. A weather warning was issued for the LU campus. The historical president’s home is in the upper right. (Photo by Clarion News staff)

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY – A fast-moving storm blew across campus late Monday morning, forcing students to seek cover from lightning and heavy rain. A thunderstorm warning was issued for Jefferson City and surrounding communities as the quick-hitting weather event moved from west to east.

A cold front pushed across campus at about 11:15, triggering gusty winds, lightning, heavy rain, and scattered hail. Thunderstorms remain in the forecast through Monday night.

A thunderstorm approaches the Missouri state Capitol at about 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. A weather warning was issued for the LU campus. (Photo by Clarion News staff)

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