Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
726 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

KSC041-143-260030-
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OTTAWA-DICKINSON-
726 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2016

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN OTTAWA AND NORTHWESTERN DICKINSON COUNTIES...

AT 723 PM CDT...A CONFIRMED LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO
WAS LOCATED NEAR ABOUT 5 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF NILES APPROACHING
THE DICKINSON OTTAWA COUNTY BORDER...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED A HALF MILE WIDE WEDGE TORNADO
         ABOUT 5 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF NILES...JUST CROSSING
         SOLOMON ROAD.

IMPACT...YOU ARE IN A LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. FLYING DEBRIS MAY
         BE DEADLY TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES
         WILL BE DESTROYED. CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO HOMES...
         BUSINESSES...AND VEHICLES IS LIKELY AND COMPLETE DESTRUCTION
         IS POSSIBLE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SOLOMON AND TALMAGE.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 70 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 267 AND 270.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPEAT...A LARGE...EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND POTENTIALLY DEADLY
TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE...TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE
TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY
BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A MOBILE HOME...OR IN
A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3902 9724 3889 9732 3892 9738 3893 9738
      3893 9737 3896 9737 3896 9745 3906 9742
TIME...MOT...LOC 0023Z 274DEG 16KT 3899 9738

TORNADO...OBSERVED
TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL...2.50IN

$$

GDP



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