Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
643 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  NORTH CENTRAL FRANKLIN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST KANSAS...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 641 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM TECUMSEH TO LECOMPTON TO POMONA...AND MOVING
  NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BALDWIN CITY...LAWRENCE...OSKALOOSA...CENTROPOLIS...LECOMPTON...
  LONE STAR...PERRY...WILLIAMSTOWN...PLEASANT GROVE...VINLAND...
  MCLOUTH AND EUDORA.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 189 AND 205.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH ONE IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE
TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT
OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!

&&

LAT...LON 3859 9545 3892 9550 3906 9550 3907 9552
      3938 9518 3897 9518 3898 9516 3898 9511
      3896 9510 3899 9507 3898 9505 3880 9505
TIME...MOT...LOC 2343Z 212DEG 44KT 3907 9552 3901 9539
          3866 9536

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...60MPH

$$








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