Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN COFFEY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  LYON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...
  SOUTHWESTERN OSAGE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS...

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 509 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES EAST OF COTTONWOOD FALLS TO 7 MILES
  NORTHWEST OF HAMILTON TO 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF HAMILTON...AND
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EMPORIA...BURLINGTON...OLPE...HARTFORD...NEOSHO RAPIDS...GRIDLEY...
  READING...LEBO...JOHN REDMOND RESERVOIR...NEW STRAWN...MELVERN
  LAKE...BETO JUNCTION AND OLIVET.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 117 AND 147.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 128 AND 156.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 3804 9597 3817 9597 3817 9636 3843 9636
      3871 9595 3845 9570 3804 9568
TIME...MOT...LOC 2213Z 229DEG 43KT 3838 9638 3809 9621
          3788 9622

HAIL...0.75IN
WIND...60MPH

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