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#ALwx #FLwx #GAwx Tornado Watch

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 558
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
135 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHEAST ALABAMA
THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE
SOUTHWEST GEORGIA
COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 135 PM UNTIL
800 PM EST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 90 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES WEST SOUTHWEST OF
DOTHAN ALABAMA TO 25 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF MOULTRIE GEORGIA.
FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH
OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU8).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND 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.

&&

DISCUSSION…THE WARM FRONT CONTINUES TO PROGRESS INLAND IN ADVANCE
OF A PRE-FRONTAL BAND OF STORMS ASSOCIATED WITH AN EJECTING MIDLEVEL
TROUGH. THOUGH LAPSE RATES ARE NOT PARTICULARLY STEEP…BOUNDARY
LAYER DEWPOINTS IN THE 68-70 F RANGE WILL SUPPORT SURFACE-BASED
BUOYANCY IN THE WARM SECTOR. VERTICAL SHEAR WILL BE STRONGEST ALONG
THE WARM FRONT…WHERE THE RISK FOR A COUPLE OF TORNADOES WILL BE
FOCUSED. OTHERWISE…AN ISOLATED TORNADO AND A FEW DAMAGING GUSTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THE BAND OF STORMS FARTHER TO THE S INTO THE
FL PANHANDLE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

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#LAwx Tornado Watch

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URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 550
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
245 PM CST SUN NOV 16 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
SOUTHERN AND SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA
COASTAL WATERS

* EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 245 PM UNTIL
1000 PM CST.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A COUPLE TORNADOES POSSIBLE
SCATTERED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 65 STATUTE
MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES NORTHEAST OF BATON
ROUGE LOUISIANA TO 40 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF INTRACOASTAL CITY
LOUISIANA. FOR A COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE
ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU0).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND 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.

&&

DISCUSSION…BROKEN SQLN WITH SCTD EMBEDDED SUPERCELLS/LOW-AMPLITUDE
LEWPS ALONG SSW/NNE-ORIENTED SFC TROUGH ON WRN BORDER OF WW EXPECTED
TO EDGE SLOWLY E ACROSS SRN LA THIS EVE AS A WEAK SFC WAVE EVOLVES
NEAR BATON ROUGE. LATEST SFC DATA INDICATE THAT RICHER LOW-LVL
MOISTURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ASHORE E OF THE TROUGH…WITH SFC
DEWPOINTS RISING INTO THE MID/UPR 60S F. AT THE SAME TIME…GRADUAL
TIGHTENING OF UPR HEIGHT GRADIENT/WEAK HEIGHT FALLS WILL SUPPORT A
MODEST INCREASE IN 40-50 KT WSWLY DEEP SHEAR. THIS SETUP MAY YIELD
SPORADIC STORMS CAPABLE OF LOCALLY DMGG WIND AND A TORNADO OR
TWO…ESPECIALLY ALONG AND S OF I-10/12.

Confirmed Tornado Near Penrose, Colorado 5:40pm MDT

COC027-043-101-260000-
/O.CON.KPUB.TO.W.0016.000000T0000Z-140826T0000Z/
PUEBLO CO-CUSTER CO-FREMONT CO-
542 PM MDT MON AUG 25 2014

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM MDT FOR
NORTHWESTERN PUEBLO…NORTHEASTERN CUSTER AND SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT
COUNTIES…

AT 540 PM MDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS REPORTED NEAR HIGHWAY 67 AND
115. THE TORNADO WAS MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
FLORENCE…PENROSE AND CANON CITY.

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.

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.

Confirmed Tornado near Sanford KS

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RUSH KS-PAWNEE KS-
801 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PAWNEE AND SOUTHEASTERN
RUSH COUNTIES UNTIL 815 PM CDT…

AT 756 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR SANFORD…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

AT 758 PM…SPOTTER REPORTS HAVE CONFIRMED ANOTHER TORNADO NEAR
SANFORD MOVING NORTHEAST.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…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…
ASH VALLEY.

Confirmed Tornado near McKeag NE

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/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.

Confirmed Tornado Pawnee KS Rush KS

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
PAWNEE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS…
SOUTHEASTERN RUSH COUNTY IN CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 737 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ROZEL…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THE TORNADO HAS DISSIPATED AS OF 740
PM…HOWEVER THIS STORM MAY RAPIDLY REGENERATE TORNADOES THROUGH 815
PM.

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…
ASH VALLEY.

Confirmed Tornado Near Rozel KS

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PAWNEE KS-
732 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PAWNEE COUNTY UNTIL 745 PM
CDT…

AT 728 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ROZEL…AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

AT 728 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS HEAADED FOR ROZEL. THOSE IN
ROZEL SHOULD TAKE COVER IMMEDIATELY. TORNADO IS LOCATED NEAR
ROZEL…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH TOWARD THE TOWN.
HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND TENNIS 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…
ROZEL…SANFORD…ASH VALLEY…FRIZELL AND LARNED.

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.

Confirmed Tornado Osborne County KS

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
739 PM CDT SAT MAY 18 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN OSBORNE COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS…

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 734 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 11 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF NATOMA…OR 52 MILES SOUTHWEST OF BELOIT….AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 40 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…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN OSBORNE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS STORM HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING TORNADOES. TAKE COVER IN A
BASEMENT OR STORM SHELTER NOW!

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