Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Wichita KS
1037 PM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

Montgomery KS-Wilson KS-Labette KS-Neosho KS-
1037 PM CST TUE FEB 28 2017

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Significant Weather Advisory for...
  Northern Montgomery County in southeastern Kansas...
  Southern Wilson County in southeastern Kansas...
  Northwestern Labette County in southeastern Kansas...
  Southwestern Neosho County in southeastern Kansas...

* Until 1100 PM CST

* At 1036 PM CST...National Weather Service meteorologists were
  tracking a strong thunderstorm 6 miles northeast of Elk City, or 8
  miles northwest of Independence...moving east at 55 mph.

hail up to the size of nickels...and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible with this storm.

* Locations impacted include...
  Independence, Neodesha, Cherryvale, Thayer, Altoona, Sycamore,
  Parsons Tri City Airport, Dennis, Elk City Lake, Big Hill Lake and
  Elk City State Park.


Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded


A tornado watch remains in effect until 400 AM CST for southeastern

LAT...LON 3722 9588 3746 9590 3758 9540 3723 9535
TIME...MOT...LOC 0437Z 255DEG 48KT 3733 9581



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