Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
616 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

KSC031-045-059-139-177-162345-
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SHAWNEE-OSAGE-COFFEY-DOUGLAS-FRANKLIN-
616 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWESTERN
FRANKLIN...WESTERN DOUGLAS...NORTH CENTRAL COFFEY...EASTERN OSAGE AND
EASTERN SHAWNEE COUNTIES UNTIL 645 PM CDT...

AT 614 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM AUBURN TO OVERBROOK TO WAVERLY...AND MOVING NORTHEAST
AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD...70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS. WINDS TO 73 MPH WERE REPORTED
NEAR OSAGE CITY ABOUT 6 PM.

IMPACT...EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO MOBILE
         HOMES...ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...POMONA LAKE...OVERBROOK...QUENEMO...PAULINE...
BERRYTON...RICHLAND...POMONA...TECUMSEH...GLOBE...CLINTON LAKE...
CLINTON...LONE STAR...LECOMPTON AND CENTROPOLIS.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 162 AND 200.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 157 AND 171.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 3859 9530 3836 9570 3871 9572 3886 9591
      3915 9562 3913 9559 3907 9560 3905 9558
      3907 9555 3906 9548 3907 9546 3901 9529
TIME...MOT...LOC 2316Z 218DEG 43KT 3891 9577 3878 9561
          3842 9559

HAIL...<.75IN
WIND...70MPH

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