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Kansas, Ellsworth

Tornado Watch

Statement as of 3:45 PM CDT on May 25, 2016

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2016


The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of
central Kansas
north central Oklahoma

* effective this Wednesday afternoon and evening from 345 PM
until 900 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
a few tornadoes possible
scattered large hail likely with isolated very large hail events
    to 3 inches in diameter possible
scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible

Summary... isolated thunderstorms are expected to form over northern
OK and central KS this afternoon along the dryline. While only a
few storms may form... the potential will exist for very large hail
and isolated tornadoes with those cells.

The Tornado Watch area is approximately along and 50 statute
miles east and west of a line from 20 miles west northwest of
Manhattan Kansas to 35 miles south of Ponca City Oklahoma. For a
complete depiction of the watch see the associated watch outline
update (wous64 kwns wou0).

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Remember... a Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings.


Aviation... tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 3 inches. Extreme turbulence and surface
wind gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to
500. Mean storm motion vector 26030.


... Hart

Local Storm Report



05/24/2016 0938 PM

Ellsworth Airport, Ellsworth County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m72 mph, reported by AWOS.






05/24/2016 0938 PM

Ellsworth Airport, Ellsworth County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m72 mph, reported by AWOS.






05/24/2016 0938 PM

Ellsworth Airport, Ellsworth County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m72 mph, reported by AWOS.




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