Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
255 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  JEFFERSON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN KANSAS...

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 254 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER OZAWKIE...
  MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

  HAZARD...TWO INCH HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED BROKEN WINDOWS AND
           POWER LINES DOWN IN MERIDEN.

  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...
  VALLEY FALLS...OSKALOOSA...MCLOUTH...MERIDEN...OZAWKIE...WINCHESTER...
  PERRY LAKE AND GRANTVILLE.

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.

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE IMMEDIATELY TO SHELTER INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING. STAY
AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN
KANSAS.

LAT...LON 3913 9519 3910 9519 3908 9559 3931 9555
      3942 9523 3942 9518 3913 9518
TIME...MOT...LOC 1954Z 249DEG 23KT 3922 9548

HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...70MPH

$$

GDP



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