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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 5:03 PM CDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on May 26, 2016


Tornado Watch 214 remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for the
following locations


KS
. Kansas counties included are

Anderson Barber Barton
Brown Butler Chase
Chautauqua Clark Clay
cloud Coffey Comanche
Cowley Dickinson Douglas
Edwards Elk Ellis
Ellsworth Ford Franklin
Geary Greenwood Harper
Harvey Hodgeman Jackson
Jefferson Kingman Kiowa
Lincoln Lyon McPherson
Marion Marshall Morris
Nemaha Ness Osage
Ottawa Pawnee Pottawatomie
Pratt Reno Republic
Rice Riley rush
Russell Saline Sedgwick
Shawnee Stafford Sumner
Trego Wabaunsee Washington




Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning

Statement as of 5:22 PM CDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on May 26, 2016


The Flood Warning continues for
the republican river at Clay Center.
* Until late Saturday night.
* At 4:45 PM Thursday the stage was 15.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will continue rising to near 17.5 feet by
Friday evening. The river will fall below flood stage Saturday
early afternoon.
* Impact... at 17.0 feet... flooding occurs between 16th... 17th and 18th
roads and between Limestone and Osage roads.
* Impact... at 15.0 feet... lowland agricultural flooding occurs from
U.S. Highway 24 to Milford Lake.


Lat... Lon 3957 9741 3957 9726 3929 9700 3926 9706







248 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
western Morris County in east central Kansas...
Geary County in east central Kansas...
southeastern Clay County in north central Kansas...
southwestern Riley County in northeastern Kansas...
central Dickinson County in central Kansas...

* until 545 PM CDT

* at 247 PM CDT... Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
southwestern Manhattan... Junction City... Herington... Ogden... Grandview
Plaza... Chapman... Enterprise... White City... Milford... hope... Woodbine...
Latimer... Milford Lake... moonlight and Burdick.

Additional rainfall amounts of one to two inches are possible in the
warned area.

This includes Interstate 70 between mile markers 280 and 308.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... urban areas... highways... streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams... country roads... farmland... and other low lying
spots.


Lat... Lon 3861 9693 3861 9726 3862 9730 3928 9697
      3913 9662 3852 9685 3852 9693




Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:15 PM CDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 2:00 PM EDT on May 27, 2016


... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Kansas... east
central Kansas... north central Kansas and northeast Kansas...
including the following areas... in central Kansas... Dickinson.
In east central Kansas... Anderson... Coffey... Douglas...
Franklin... Geary... Lyon... Morris... Osage... Shawnee and
Wabaunsee. In north central Kansas... Clay... cloud... Ottawa...
Republic and Washington. In northeast Kansas... Brown...
Jackson... Jefferson... Marshall... Nemaha... Pottawatomie and
Riley.

* Through Friday afternoon

* several rounds of thunderstorms are expected through Friday
morning across north central and northeast Kansas. Heavy
rainfall has fallen across the area over the last few days and
additional heavy rains could lead to flash flooding as well as
flooding of streams and creeks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.





Local Storm Report



05/26/2016 0405 PM

Clay Center, Clay County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in the city





05/26/2016 0401 PM

6 miles S of Clay Center, Clay County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Machine shed destroyed





05/26/2016 0405 PM

Clay Center, Clay County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Numerous trees and powerlines down in the city





05/26/2016 0401 PM

6 miles S of Clay Center, Clay County.

Non-thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Machine shed destroyed





05/26/2016 0335 PM

Clay Center, Clay County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Trees down and power lines down. Estimates 50-60 mph





05/26/2016 0335 PM

Clay Center, Clay County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Trees down and power lines down. Estimates 50-60 mph



Public Information Statement

Statement as of 3:55 PM CDT on May 26, 2016



... NWS damage survey for may 25 violent tornado...

.Long track violent tornado...

Rating: EF-4
estimated peak wind: 180 mph
path length: 26 miles
path width: approximately 1/2 mile
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 25 2016
start time: approximately 710 PM CDT
start location: approximately 5 mi NW of Solomon

End date: may 25 2016
end time: approximately 840 PM CDT
end location: approximately 3 mi se Chapman

A long track violent tornado touchdown around 710 PM and traveled
around 26 miles on a continuous path across Dickinson County. The
tornado passed just south of Chapman where the worst damage was
noted to a Farmstead that was completely destroyed. The tornado
ended near the Dickinson and Geary County line around 840 PM.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies
tornadoes into the following categories.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph*

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in
NWS storm data.


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Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
California - Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Tornado Watch , Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Air Quality Alert
Georgia - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Idaho - Lake Wind Advisory , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Flood Advisory
Iowa - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Kansas - Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Areal Flood Advisory
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maryland - Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Missouri - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Nebraska - Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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Oregon - Wind Advisory , Freeze Warning, Freeze Watch
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Dense Smoke Advisory , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Tornado Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Air Quality Alert
Washington - Wind Advisory
Wisconsin - Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Flood Warning , Special Statement

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