Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Wichita KS
735 PM CDT WED APR 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northwestern McPherson County in central Kansas...
  Southeastern Ellsworth County in central Kansas...
  Southern Saline County in central Kansas...

* Until 830 PM CDT

* At 734 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southeast
  of Kanopolis, moving east at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...Two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts.

  SOURCE...Trained weather spotters have reported 2 inch hail near
           Kanopolis.

  IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
           damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect
           considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to
           mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Locations impacted include...
  Salina, Lindsborg, Kanopolis, Marquette, Assaria, Geneseo,
  Brookville, Smolan, Falun, Bridgeport, Kanopolis Lake, Kanopolis
  State Park and Kipp.

This includes Interstate 135 between Mile Markers 68 and 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread
significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately
likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of
a building. This storm may cause serious injury and significant
property damage.

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LAT...LON 3879 9741 3843 9765 3852 9793 3852 9832
      3870 9822 3877 9804
TIME...MOT...LOC 0034Z 290DEG 18KT 3866 9802

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...70MPH

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