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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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Severe Thunderstorm Watch (Nebraska, South Dakota)

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH NUMBER 462
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
125 PM MDT SUN AUG 17 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
NORTHERN AND CENTRAL NEBRASKA
WESTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 125 PM UNTIL
900 PM MDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 70
STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES EAST
NORTHEAST OF BUFFALO SOUTH DAKOTA TO 35 MILES SOUTH OF BROKEN BOW
NEBRASKA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

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.

&&

DISCUSSION…STORMS ARE INCREASING FROM EXTREME SRN SD INTO FAR NRN
NEB AS AN OUTFLOW BOUNDARY INTERSECTS A LOW-LEVEL MOISTURE
FEED…WHILE ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE DEVELOPING OVER THE BLACK HILLS
AND INTO FAR NWRN SD. THE AIR MASS IS DESTABILIZING OVER WRN SD IN
THE WAKE OF EARLIER STORMS…WITH STRONG INSTABILITY NOTED SWD INTO
NEB WHERE MLCAPE REACHES 2500-3000 J/KG. SUFFICIENT VERTICAL SHEAR
/30-40 KT IN THE LOWEST 6 KM AGL/ OVER THE AREA IN ADVANCE OF A
SUBTLE SHORT WAVE TROUGH ADVANCING EWD ACROSS MT AND WY WILL ENHANCE
SEVERE POTENTIAL. STRONGER STORMS INCLUDING A FEW SUPERCELLS WILL
BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS…WITH
THE THREAT SPREADING SEWD THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.

Confirmed Tornado near McKeag NE

NEC005-101-117-190100-
/O.CON.KLBF.TO.W.0007.000000T0000Z-130519T0100Z/
KEITH NE-MCPHERSON NE-ARTHUR NE-
643 PM MDT SAT MAY 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ARTHUR…WESTERN
MCPHERSON AND NORTH CENTRAL KEITH COUNTIES UNTIL 700 PM MDT/800 PM
CDT/…

AT 639 PM MDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR MCKEAG…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…PUBLIC CONFIRMED TORNADO. A TORNADO WAS REPORTED NEAR EAGLE
CANYON AND LAKEVIEW.

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…
BUCKTAIL LAKE…BUCKTAIL…FLATTS…DIAMOND BAR LAKE…CALORA AND
SCHNICK LAKE.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 61 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 105 AND 120.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 92 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 126 AND 190.

Tornado Warning Arthur NE Keith NE McPherson NE

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
635 PM MDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN ARTHUR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTH CENTRAL KEITH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA…
WESTERN MCPHERSON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 700 PM MDT/800 PM CDT/

* AT 630 PM MDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR BELMAR…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 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…
MCKEAG…BUCKTAIL LAKE…BUCKTAIL…FLATTS…DIAMOND BAR LAKE…
CALORA AND SCHNICK LAKE.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 61 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 105 AND 120.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 92 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 126 AND 190.

Tornado Warning Arthur NE Deuel NE Garden NE Keith NE

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
615 PM MDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WESTERN ARTHUR COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTHEASTERN DEUEL COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF NEBRASKA…
SOUTHEASTERN GARDEN COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF NEBRASKA…
NORTHWESTERN KEITH COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 645 PM MDT

* AT 611 PM MDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR WINDLASS HILL…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50
MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND HALF DOLLAR 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…
ASH HOLLOW STATE HISTORICAL PARK…LEWELLEN…CLEAR CREEK STATE
WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA…BLUEWATER BATTLEFIELD STATE HISTORICAL
PARK…BOURQUIM HILL…VELMA AND JENSEN LAKE.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 61 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 130 AND 133.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 92 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 115 AND 121.

Confirmed Tornado Morrill County NE

NEC123-182315-
/O.CON.KCYS.TO.W.0006.000000T0000Z-130518T2315Z/
MORRILL NE-
504 PM MDT SAT MAY 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EAST CENTRAL MORRILL
COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM MDT…

AT 501 PM MDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF
THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 385 AND 92…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10
MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR 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…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EASTERN MORRILL COUNTY.

Tornado Warning Morrill County NE

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
445 PM MDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
EAST CENTRAL MORRILL COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 515 PM MDT

* AT 442 PM MDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF THE INTERSECTION OF
HIGHWAY 385 AND 92…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…DEVELOPING TORNADO AND GOLF 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…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EASTERN MORRILL COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS TORNADO WARNING REPLACES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING THAT
WAS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAME AREA.

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 Dawes County NE

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
412 PM MDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHEYENNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN DAWES COUNTY IN THE PANHANDLE OF NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 445 PM MDT

* AT 410 PM MDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF BOX BUTTE CAMPGROUND…AND
MOVING NORTH AT 15 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…
CHADRON CAMPGROUND…RED CLOUD CAMPGROUND AND CHADRON ST PARK.

Tornado Warning Lincoln County #NEwx

NEC111-300030-
/O.CON.KLBF.TO.W.0004.000000T0000Z-130330T0030Z/
LINCOLN NE-
709 PM CDT FRI MAR 29 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTY
UNTIL 730 PM CDT…

AT 705 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
STORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LAKE MALONEY STATE RECREATION
AREA…OR 13 MILES SOUTH OF NORTH PLATTE…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25
MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
JEFFREY CANYON STATE WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA.

Tornado Warning Update Lincoln County #NEwx

NEC111-300000-
/O.CON.KLBF.TO.W.0003.000000T0000Z-130330T0000Z/
LINCOLN NE-
650 PM CDT FRI MAR 29 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTY
UNTIL 700 PM CDT…

AT 647 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LAKE MALONEY STATE RECREATION AREA…OR 9
MILES SOUTH OF NORTH PLATTE…MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTY.

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