Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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

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OSAGE-LYON-COFFEY-
539 PM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR WESTERN
COFFEY...LYON AND SOUTHWESTERN OSAGE COUNTIES UNTIL 600 PM CDT...

AT 536 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF ADMIRE TO HARTFORD TO GRIDLEY...AND
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

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

SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS. WINDS TO 60 MPH WERE REPORTED IN
EMPORIA AT ABOUT 535 PM.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BURLINGTON...GRIDLEY...READING...LEBO...JOHN REDMOND RESERVOIR...NEW
STRAWN...MELVERN LAKE...BETO JUNCTION AND OLIVET.

THIS INCLUDES THE KANSAS TURNPIKE BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 126 AND 147.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 128 AND 157.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

INTENSE SQUALL LINES CAN SOMETIMES PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES AND
WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IT IS BEST TO MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. THIS STORM MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND
SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!

&&

LAT...LON 3804 9568 3804 9570 3804 9597 3817 9597
      3817 9606 3846 9631 3871 9595 3845 9570
TIME...MOT...LOC 2238Z 222DEG 49KT 3858 9611 3831 9588
          3810 9588

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

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