Category Archives: Kansas

Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Kansas, Nebraska)

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 464
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
910 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS
SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY NIGHT FROM 910 PM UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE
ISOLATED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 15 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
RUSSELL KANSAS TO 75 MILES NORTH OF CONCORDIA KANSAS. FOR A
COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE
FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY
DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

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OTHER WATCH INFORMATION…CONTINUE…WW 462…WW 463…

DISCUSSION…S CNTRL NEB MCS WITH EMBEDDED BOWING STRUCTURES
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE GENERALLY SE ALONG INSTABILITY GRADIENT THROUGH
LATE EVE…WHILE SMALLER N CNTRL KS MOVES ESEWD. ALTHOUGH DIURNAL
COOLING SHOULD LEAD TO SOME WEAKENING OF UPDRAFTS…THIS WILL BE
SOMEWHAT COUNTERED BY NOCTURNAL INCREASE IN SWLY LLJ. MERGING
OUTFLOW BOUNDARIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE TWO CLUSTERS ALSO MAY FOSTER
NEW STORM DEVELOPMENT. MODEST NWLY DEEP SHEAR AND SIZABLE BUOYANCY
SUGGEST A CONTINUED RISK FOR ISOLD DMGG WIND AND SVR HAIL.

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Confirmed Tornado Near Clearwater and Wichita, KS

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
325 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN SEDGWICK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 322 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR CLEARWATER…
AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO. AT LEAST TWO TORNADOES
HAVE TOUCHED DOWN WITH THIS STORM.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DOWNTOWN WICHITA…GODDARD…HAYSVILLE…WICHITA MID CONTINENT
AIRPORT…WEST WICHITA…SOUTH WICHITA…MAIZE…MCCONNELL AIR
FORCE BASE…EAST WICHITA…NORTHEAST WICHITA…OAKLAWN…BEL AIRE
AND JABARA AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 39 AND 54.
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 135 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 13.

Tornado Warning Liberty GA Long GA

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
406 PM EDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR PORTIONS OF…
LIBERTY COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA…
LONG COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA…

* UNTIL 445 PM EDT

* AT 407 PM EDT…RADAR DETECTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF
PRODUCING A TORNADO 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF GUM BRANCH…MOVING EAST
AT 10 MPH.

* SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE…
GUM BRANCH…HINESVILLE…FORT STEWART…

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS TORNADO MAY BE WRAPPED IN RAIN AND NOT EASILY SEEN. IF YOU WAIT
UNTIL YOU SEE OR HEAR IT COMING IT MAY BE TOO LATE. TAKE SHELTER NOW.

REPORT HAIL…DOWNED TREES…LIMBS…AND POWER LINES DIRECTLY TO THE
CHARLESTON NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AT 1-888-383-2024…WHEN IT IS
SAFE TO DO SO.

Tornado Warning for Wichita, KS Proper

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
305 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EAST CENTRAL KINGMAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS…
SOUTHERN SEDGWICK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS…
NORTHWESTERN SUMNER COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 303 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR VIOLA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DOWNTOWN WICHITA…VIOLA…CHENEY…GODDARD…WICHITA MID CONTINENT
AIRPORT…WEST WICHITA…LAKE AFTON…GARDEN PLAIN AND BEL AIRE.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 135 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 12.

Tornado Warning Update Washington County, Kansas

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WASHINGTON-
1054 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY
UNTIL 1115 PM CDT…

AT 1053 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED NEAR LINN…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…
MORROWVILLE AROUND 1100 PM CDT.
WASHINGTON AROUND 1105 PM CDT.

Tornado Warning Washington County, Kansas

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1042 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 1115 PM CDT

* AT 1039 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR CLIFTON…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WASHINGTON…PALMER…LINN…GREENLEAF AND MORROWVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Tornado Warning Update Republic KS Clay KS Cloud KS Washington KS

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REPUBLIC-CLAY-CLOUD-WASHINGTON-
1038 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON…
NORTHEASTERN CLOUD…NORTHWESTERN CLAY AND SOUTHEASTERN REPUBLIC
COUNTIES UNTIL 1045 PM CDT…

AT 1035 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED NEAR VINING…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CLIFTON AND PALMER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORNADOES ARE DIFFICULT TO SEE AND CONFIRM AT NIGHT. TAKE COVER NOW.

Tornado Warning Clay KS Cloud KS Republic KS Washington KS

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1025 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN CLAY COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS…
NORTHEASTERN CLOUD COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS…
SOUTHEASTERN REPUBLIC COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS…
SOUTHWESTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT

* AT 1021 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR AURORA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CLYDE…VINING…CLIFTON AND PALMER.

Tornado Warning Pawnee County, Kansas

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
822 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTH CENTRAL PAWNEE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 819 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTH OF LARNED…AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM HAS A HISTORY OF
TORNADOES OVER THE LAST HOUR.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF NORTHEASTERN PAWNEE COUNTY.

Confirmed Tornado Near Larned, Kansas

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
815 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN BARTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 811 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHWEST
OF LARNED…AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT…MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL
OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PAWNEE ROCK…ALBERT AND GREAT BEND AIRPORT.

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING TORNADOES.

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