(WICHITA, Kan.) — The Take Back the Night event in Wichita has been cancelled.
From the Wichita Area Sexual Assault Center: "Due to the unstable weather this afternoon and early evening, the Take Back the Night event is cancelled. We are VERY sorry to cancel, but safety for everyone concerned is important. A great event was planned by the Take Back the Night committee. We thank everyone who has helped. Please watch our website and Facebook for an awareness event to take place in the near future. Thank you and be safe tonight."
Severe thunderstorms are expected this afternoon, with the threat of large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes too. The severe weather threat should push eastward into Missouri by midnight.