Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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

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POTTAWATOMIE-
250 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR EAST
CENTRAL POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY...

AT 249 PM CDT...A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR THE
POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY LANDFILL AT 246PM...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
         SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
         TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE DAMAGE IS
         LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF POTTAWATOMIE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TO REPEAT...A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. 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 3941 9607 3923 9625 3924 9636 3946 9632
TIME...MOT...LOC 1949Z 204DEG 16KT 3931 9627

TORNADO...OBSERVED
HAIL...1.75IN

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