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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 7:29 PM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


Tornado Watch 210 remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for the
following locations


KS
. Kansas counties included are

Butler Chase Chautauqua
Clay cloud Cowley
Dickinson Elk Ellsworth
Geary Greenwood Harvey
Lincoln Lyon McPherson
Marion Morris Ottawa
Pottawatomie Rice Riley
Saline Sedgwick Sumner
Wabaunsee




Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 6:55 PM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 8:45 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southeastern Ottawa County in north central Kansas...
northwestern Dickinson County in central Kansas...

* until 745 PM CDT

* at 654 PM CDT... a severe thunderstorm was located near Bennington...
moving east at 20 mph.

This is a very dangerous storm.

Hazard... baseball size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be severely injured.
           Expect shattered windows... extensive damage to roofs...
           siding... and vehicles.

* Locations impacted include...
Abilene... Solomon... Manchester... Niles and Talmage.

This includes Interstate 70 between mile markers 267 and 273.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can
develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not
immediately likely... if one is spotted... act quickly and move to a
place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small
interior room.

This storm is producing large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy
structure and stay away from windows!


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for north central
Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3912 9747 3908 9710 3888 9731 3890 9737
      3891 9737 3892 9738 3893 9738 3893 9737
      3896 9737 3896 9755
time... Mot... loc 2354z 285deg 17kt 3901 9752

Hail... 2.75in
wind... <50mph


Gdp



Flood Warning

Statement as of 2:51 PM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 8:54 AM EDT on May 29, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the Solomon river near Niles.
* From Thursday morning to Sunday afternoon.
* At 2:31 PM Wednesday the stage was 15.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by late Thursday morning and
continue to rise to near 26.0 feet by early Saturday morning.The
river will fall below flood stage by early Sunday morning.
* Impact... at 24.0 feet... low land flooding continues along the river.
* Impact... at 23.0 feet... rural overflow begins around the community
of Niles.
* Impact... at 19.0 feet... water begins to overflow into the low
portion of a cultivated field on the right bank, upstream, adjacent
to the gage site.



Lat... Lon 3902 9767 3905 9761 3899 9747 3893 9736 3888 9736








251 PM CDT Wed may 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Saline River at Tescott.
* From late Friday night to Saturday afternoon.
* At 2:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast... the river is expected to rise to near flood stage early
Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 25.0 feet... low lying areas near the river flood.


Lat... Lon 3903 9793 3901 9784 3896 9770 3896 9780 3899 9793







251 PM CDT Wed may 25 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
the Salt Creek near Ada.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At 2:30 PM Wednesday the stage was 16.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Thursday morning and continue
to rise to near 21.0 feet by Friday early afternoon.The river will
fall below flood stage by Saturday evening.
* Impact... at 21.0 feet... flood waters are over one half mile wide
over cultivated farm land 3 miles east southeast of the town of
Ada.
* Impact... at 19.8 feet... deck of 50th Road bridge over the Salt Creek
floods.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... minor low land flooding along the Salt
Creek.



Lat... Lon 3916 9793 3915 9778 3908 9768 3906 9769 3914 9793







Local Storm Report



05/25/2016 0710 PM

1 miles N of Niles, Ottawa County.

Tornado, reported by storm chaser.






05/25/2016 0710 PM

1 miles N of NILES, Ottawa County.

TORNADO, reported by STORM CHASER.





05/25/2016 0710 PM

1 miles N of Niles, Ottawa County.

Tornado, reported by storm chaser.






05/25/2016 0710 PM

1 miles N of Niles, Ottawa County.

Tornado, reported by storm chaser.






05/25/2016 0643 PM

Bennington, Ottawa County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






05/25/2016 0643 PM

Bennington, Ottawa County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






05/25/2016 0630 PM

4 miles ESE of Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/25/2016 0630 PM

4 miles ESE of Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/25/2016 0631 PM

7 miles S of Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Funnel cloud, reported by storm chaser.






05/25/2016 0631 PM

7 miles S of Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Funnel cloud, reported by storm chaser.






05/25/2016 0631 PM

7 miles S of Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Funnel cloud, reported by storm chaser.






05/25/2016 0609 PM

SSE Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/25/2016 0609 PM

SSE Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/25/2016 0608 PM

3 miles S of Minneapolis, Ottawa County.

Tornado, reported by NWS employee.


            On the ground for approx 1 minute





05/25/2016 0608 PM

3 miles S of MINNEAPOLIS, Ottawa County.

TORNADO, reported by NWS EMPLOYEE.


            ON THE GROUND FOR APPROX 1 MINUTE




05/25/2016 0606 PM

WSW Culver, Ottawa County.

Funnel cloud, reported by trained spotter.


            4 miles north of Willard





05/25/2016 0606 PM

WSW Culver, Ottawa County.

Funnel cloud, reported by trained spotter.


            4 miles north of Willard





05/25/2016 0606 PM

WSW Culver, Ottawa County.

Funnel cloud, reported by trained spotter.


            4 miles north of Willard





05/25/2016 0820 am

6 miles N of Wells, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.20 inch, reported by trained spotter.








05/25/2016 0820 am

6 miles N of Wells, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.20 inch, reported by trained spotter.








05/25/2016 0819 am

4 miles ENE of Ada, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.54 inch, reported by public.








05/25/2016 0819 am

4 miles ENE of Ada, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.54 inch, reported by public.








05/24/2016 0700 am

5 miles NNW of Ada, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain m2.20 inch, reported by cocorahs.







05/24/2016 0804 am

6 miles N of Wells, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.20 inch, reported by trained spotter.







05/24/2016 0700 am

5 miles NNW of Ada, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain m2.20 inch, reported by cocorahs.







05/24/2016 0804 am

6 miles N of Wells, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.20 inch, reported by trained spotter.







05/24/2016 0804 am

6 miles N of Wells, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.20 inch, reported by trained spotter.








05/24/2016 0804 am

6 miles N of Wells, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain e2.20 inch, reported by trained spotter.








05/24/2016 0700 am

5 miles NNW of Ada, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain m2.20 inch, reported by cocorahs.








05/24/2016 0700 am

5 miles NNW of Ada, Ottawa County.

Heavy rain m2.20 inch, reported by cocorahs.






Public Information Statement

Statement as of 5:27 PM EDT on May 25, 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
Arizona - Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
Arkansas - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - Areal Flood Advisory
Idaho - Special Statement
Illinois - Areal Flood Advisory
Iowa - Flood Warning
Kansas - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Record Report
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Record Report
Montana - Special Statement
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Special Statement
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
New York - Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Public Information Statement
Oregon - Wind Advisory , Freeze Watch
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Air Quality Alert
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Texas - Flood Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Air Quality Alert
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement

 

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