Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
753 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

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COFFEY-FRANKLIN-ANDERSON-OSAGE-
753 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM CDT
FOR NORTHEASTERN COFFEY...SOUTHWESTERN FRANKLIN...NORTHWESTERN
ANDERSON AND SOUTHEASTERN OSAGE COUNTIES...

AT 752 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
WAVERLY...MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM.

HAZARD...80 MPH WIND GUSTS AND TWO INCH HAIL.

SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS. AT 740 PM 80 MPH WIND GUSTS WERE
         MEASURED AT COFFEY COUNTY AIRPORT. PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL
         IS ALSO BEING REPORTED WITH THIS STORM.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
         SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED. EXPECT
         CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES.
         EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
GARNETT...WAVERLY...RICHMOND...WILLIAMSBURG...PRINCETON...
HARRIS AND BETO JUNCTION.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 155 AND 176.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS SITUATION WITH TORNADO LIKE WIND
SPEEDS EXPECTED. MOBILE HOMES AND HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ARE
ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE AND MAY BE
OVERTURNED. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. THIS STORM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE
SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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

&&

LAT...LON 3823 9569 3844 9574 3857 9525 3829 9523
TIME...MOT...LOC 0052Z 254DEG 31KT 3836 9562

HAIL...2.00IN
WIND...80MPH

$$

HENNECKE


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