Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
241 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

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SHAWNEE-JEFFERSON-JACKSON-
241 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN SHAWNEE...WESTERN JEFFERSON AND SOUTHEASTERN JACKSON
COUNTIES...

AT 239 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MERIDEN...MOVING
EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD...TWO INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AT
         46TH AND NORTH TOPEKA AVENUE ABOUT 240 PM.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES. EXPECT WIND
         DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NORTHEASTERN TOPEKA...VALLEY FALLS...MERIDEN...OZAWKIE...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.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

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

LAT...LON 3906 9565 3926 9570 3938 9537 3909 9544
TIME...MOT...LOC 1939Z 251DEG 20KT 3915 9559

HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...60MPH

$$

GDP



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