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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 12:03 AM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on May 25, 2016


Severe Thunderstorm Watch 208 remains in effect until 500 am CDT
for the following locations


KS
. Kansas counties included are

Allen Anderson Atchison
Brown Chase Clay
Coffey Doniphan Douglas
Franklin Geary Greenwood
Jackson Jefferson Johnson
Leavenworth Linn Lyon
Marshall Miami Morris
Nemaha Osage Pottawatomie
Riley Shawnee Wabaunsee
Washington Woodson Wyandotte




Special Weather Statement

Statement as of 11:40 PM CDT on May 24, 2016

Expires 1:15 AM EDT on May 25, 2016


... Significant weather advisory for Wabaunsee... western Shawnee...
southeastern Geary... southwestern Jackson... eastern Riley and
Pottawatomie counties until 1215 am CDT...

At 1139 PM CDT... Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Blaine to Louisville to near Volland.
Movement was east at 50 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Manhattan... Wamego... Rossville... Alma... Westmoreland... Blaine... St. Marys...
Ogden... Dover... Onaga... St. George... Maple Hill... McFarland... Paxico...
Olsburg... Belvue... Emmett... Louisville... Delia and Soldier.

This includes Interstate 70 between mile markers 304 and 349.

A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 500 am CDT for
northeastern Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3956 9594 3946 9587 3887 9589 3887 9673
      3945 9674 3957 9628
time... Mot... loc 0439z 252deg 47kt 3947 9641 3927 9633 3889 9635


Hennecke

Public Information Statement

Statement as of 8:53 PM EDT on May 24, 2016

... storm safety information... .

A severe weather watch has been issued by the National Weather Service
in Topeka for a portion of Kansas. In the interest of public safety,
the following safety information is provided.

A watch means conditions are favorable for severe weather development
within the watch area. There is no cause for immediate concern, and you may
go about your normal business. Stay informed of the weather situation.
Know your County, nearby cities, and local landmarks whether at home or
on the Road. Listen to weather radio or local media for updated weather
information.

A warning means a severe thunderstorm or tornado has been observed or is
indicated by Doppler weather radar. If a warning is issued for your
location, immediately put your emergency safety plan into action.

... Severe thunderstorms may produce...

Strong damaging winds... damaging downburst winds associated with a severe
thunderstorm will be greater than 60 mph. Go indoors or into a basement
or storm shelter and stay away from windows.

Large hail... destructive hail associated with a severe thunderstorm will be
greater than one inch in diameter. Go indoors or into a basement and stay
away from windows.

Heavy rain... heavy rain may produce flash flooding quickly. Avoid low lying
and poor drainage areas. Be cautious when driving at night as roads could be
washed out. Turn around, don't drown.

Deadly lightning... lightning is a an underrated killer. When lightning
threatens, get indoors and away from windows, stay away from trees or towers
and avoid lakes and boats.

Tornadoes... tornadoes are natures most violent storms. The best shelters are
a basement or underground storm shelter on the lowest floor in the middle of
the building, or in an interior hallway or designated shelter area. Avoid
windows, Mobile homes and large open spaces like a gymnasium or auditorium.
If on the Road, drive to find safe shelter. As a last resort either abandon
vehicles and get into a ditch or stay belted in your vehicle crouched below
the window line.

Again, stay informed of the weather situation. Know your County, nearby cities,
and local landmarks whether at home or on the Road.

Listen to weather radio or local media for updated weather information.


Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Watch , Record Report
Arizona - Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Public Information Statement
Colorado - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Air Quality Alert
Georgia - Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Illinois - Flood Warning
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New York - Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Air Quality Alert
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Texas - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Coastal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Record Report
Wyoming - Flood Warning

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