Damaging Tornado Near Galena, KS 548pm CDT

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
549 PM CDT SUN APR 27 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST KANSAS…
JASPER COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI…
NORTHWESTERN NEWTON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MISSOURI…

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

* AT 548 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO
WAS LOCATED NEAR GALENA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO. A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND NEAR
GALENA. DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED IN BAXTER SPRINGS.

SOURCE…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT…YOU ARE IN A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION. FLYING DEBRIS
WILL BE DEADLY TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE
HOMES WILL BE DESTROYED. CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO HOMES…
BUSINESSES AND VEHICLES IS LIKELY AND COMPLETE DESTRUCTION
POSSIBLE.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
AIRPORT DRIVE…ALBA…ASBURY…BAXTER SPRINGS…BROOKLYN
HEIGHTS…CARL JUNCTION…CARTERVILLE…CARTHAGE…CARYTOWN…
CRESTLINE…DENNIS ACRES…DUQUESNE…GALENA…IRON GATES…
JASPER…JOPLIN…LAKESIDE…LAWTON…LOWELL…NECK CITY…
NEUTRAL…OAKLAND PARK…ORONOGO…PURCELL…RIVERTON…SHOAL CREEK
DRIVE…WACO AND WEBB CITY.

INTERSTATE 44 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 11 WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY
THE TORNADO.

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