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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




Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Statement as of 5:20 PM CDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 6:45 PM EDT on May 26, 2016


The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
southeastern Saline County in central Kansas...
northeastern McPherson County in central Kansas...

* until 615 PM CDT

* at 520 PM CDT... a severe thunderstorm was located near Assaria... or
7 miles east of Lindsborg... moving northeast at 20 mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

Source... radar indicated.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs... siding... and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
McPherson... Galva... Canton... Gypsum... Kipp and Roxbury.

This includes Interstate 135 between mile markers 60 and 75.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for central
Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3837 9737 3835 9780 3890 9738
time... Mot... loc 2220z 219deg 18kt 3862 9754

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


Jakub


511 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 545 PM CDT
for Saline... eastern Rice... northwestern McPherson and southeastern
Ellsworth counties...

At 511 PM CDT... severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from near Windom to near Salina... moving northeast at 40
mph.

Hazard... 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

Source... trained weather spotters.

Impact... hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to
         roofs... siding... and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Salina... Lindsborg... Marquette... Little River... Assaria...
Brookville... Smolan... Windom... New Cambria... Falun... Kipp...
Bridgeport... Salina Airport...
Kanopolis Lake and Kanopolis State Park.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Prepare immediately for large hail and damaging winds. People outside
should move to a shelter... inside a strong building and away from
windows.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for south central
Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3896 9738 3891 9737 3862 9753 3817 9799
      3824 9824 3865 9803 3896 9781
time... Mot... loc 2211z 246deg 35kt 3832 9790 3877 9759

Hail... 1.25in
wind... 60mph


Ritzman



509 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 545 PM CDT
for northwestern Butler... northeastern Sedgwick... Harvey...
southwestern Marion and southeastern McPherson counties...

At 508 PM CDT... a severe thunderstorm was located near North
Newton... moving north at 40 mph.

Hazard... tennis Ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts.

Source... law enforcement.

Impact... people and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail
         damage to roofs... siding... windows... and vehicles. Expect
         wind damage to roofs... siding... and trees.

Locations impacted include...
Newton... Park city... Valley Center... Hesston... Hillsboro... Marion...
North Newton... Sedgwick... Peabody... Whitewater... Goessel... Walton...
Elbing... Lehigh and Newton Airport.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

This storm is producing large hail. Seek shelter now inside a sturdy
structure and stay away from windows.


A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM CDT for south central
Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3784 9718 3786 9748 3838 9751 3836 9698
time... Mot... loc 2208z 187deg 35kt 3811 9731

Hail... 2.50in
wind... 60mph


Ritzman



Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:14 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 Wichita has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Kansas and south
central Kansas... including the following areas... in central
Kansas... Barton... Chase... Ellsworth... Lincoln... Marion...
McPherson... Rice... Russell and Saline. In south central
Kansas... Butler... Harvey... Kingman... Reno and Sedgwick.

* Through Friday afternoon.

* Grounds are already saturated from recent rainfall over the past
several days with several rounds of thunderstorms expected this
afternoon through the overnight hours. Flooding will be likely
with any of the more intense storms with high rainfall rates
expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
Remember to turn around... don't drown.

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




Special Statement

Statement as of 4:42 PM CDT on May 26, 2016

Expires 6:30 PM EDT on May 26, 2016


The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* significant weather advisory for...
southeastern Ellsworth County in central Kansas...
northwestern McPherson County in central Kansas...
Rice County in central Kansas...

* until 530 PM CDT

* at 440 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a strong thunderstorm near Lyons... moving northeast at 50
mph.

Hail up to the size of nickels... and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible with this storm.

* Locations impacted include...
Lyons... Sterling... Little River... Geneseo... Alden and Frederick.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to take shelter in the event the storms intensify and
become severe... or a warning is issued by the National Weather
Service.

These storms may produce ponding of water on roadways. Listen for
later statements or possible flood warnings... should the risk for
minor low-land flooding become more imminent.


Lat... Lon 3853 9779 3817 9811 3817 9814 3816 9815
      3823 9834 3869 9830
time... Mot... loc 2140z 207deg 42kt 3829 9820

Ritzman

442 PM CDT Thu may 26 2016

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* significant weather advisory for...
southeastern Ellsworth County in central Kansas...
northwestern McPherson County in central Kansas...
Rice County in central Kansas...

* until 530 PM CDT

* at 440 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a strong thunderstorm near Lyons... moving northeast at 50
mph.

Hail up to the size of nickels... and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be
possible with this storm.

* Locations impacted include...
Lyons... Sterling... Little River... Geneseo... Alden and Frederick.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to take shelter in the event the storms intensify and
become severe... or a warning is issued by the National Weather
Service.

These storms may produce ponding of water on roadways. Listen for
later statements or possible flood warnings... should the risk for
minor low-land flooding become more imminent.


Lat... Lon 3853 9779 3817 9811 3817 9814 3816 9815
      3823 9834 3869 9830
time... Mot... loc 2140z 207deg 42kt 3829 9820

Ritzman


Local Storm Report



05/26/2016 0504 PM

5 miles NE of Windom, McPherson County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by trained spotter.






05/26/2016 0504 PM

5 miles NE of Windom, McPherson County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by trained spotter.






05/26/2016 0438 PM

2 miles N of Lindsborg, McPherson County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Fire Department reports nickel to quarter sized hail on
            Kansas Highway 4.





05/26/2016 0438 PM

2 miles N of Lindsborg, McPherson County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Fire Department reports nickel to quarter sized hail on
            Kansas Highway 4.





05/26/2016 0438 PM

2 miles N of Lindsborg, McPherson County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Fire Department reports nickel to quarter sized hail on
            Kansas Highway 4.





05/26/2016 0432 PM

Lindsborg, McPherson County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by law enforcement.






05/26/2016 0426 PM

5 miles se of McPherson, McPherson County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            Delayed report of quarter to Golf Ball sized hail.





05/26/2016 0426 PM

5 miles se of McPherson, McPherson County.

Hail e1.75 inch, reported by amateur radio.


            Delayed report of quarter to Golf Ball sized hail.





05/26/2016 0433 PM

Galva, McPherson County.

Hail e0.88 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






05/26/2016 0433 PM

Galva, McPherson County.

Hail e0.88 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






05/26/2016 0413 PM

2 miles NW of Moundridge, McPherson County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.






05/26/2016 0413 PM

2 miles NW of Moundridge, McPherson County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by public.




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Alaska - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
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
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Fire Weather Warning
New York - Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Tornado Watch , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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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