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Tornado Watch

Statement as of 10:24 PM CDT on May 06, 2015

Expires 3:00 AM EDT on May 07, 2015


Tornado Watch 136 remains in effect until 200 am CDT for the
following locations


KS
. Kansas counties included are

Butler Chase Chautauqua
Clay cloud Cowley
Dickinson Elk Ellsworth
Geary Greenwood Harper
Harvey Jewell Kingman
Lincoln Lyon McPherson
Marion Marshall Mitchell
Morris Nemaha Ottawa
Pottawatomie Reno Republic
Rice Riley Saline
Sedgwick Sumner Wabaunsee
Washington




Special Statement

Statement as of 10:03 PM CDT on May 06, 2015

Expires 11:45 PM EDT on May 06, 2015


The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a

* significant weather advisory for...
northern Sedgwick County in south central Kansas...

* until 1045 PM CDT

* at 1001 PM CDT... National Weather Service meteorologists were
tracking a strong thunderstorm over Andale... or near Colwich...
moving northeast at 30 mph.

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

* Locations impacted include...
Wichita... Park city... Valley Center... Bel Aire... Maize...
Sedgwick... Colwich... Mount Hope... Kechi... Andale and Bentley.

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.


Lat... Lon 3773 9772 3774 9771 3774 9770 3782 9770
      3791 9769 3791 9730 3778 9724 3768 9772
time... Mot... loc 0301z 243deg 25kt 3777 9760

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Local Storm Report



05/06/2015 1014 PM

McConnell AFB, Sedgwick County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m62 mph, reported by ASOS.






05/06/2015 0442 PM

Mount Hope, Sedgwick County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.





05/06/2015 0451 PM

Mount Hope, Sedgwick County.

Tornado, reported by trained spotter.





05/06/2015 0521 PM

Viola, Sedgwick County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.





05/06/2015 0538 PM

6 miles N of Viola, Sedgwick County.

Tornado, reported by storm chaser.


            Observed briefly crossing 71st street south between 247th
            west and 263rd west.




05/06/2015 0538 PM

6 miles N of Viola, Sedgwick County.

Tornado, reported by storm chaser.


            Observed briefly crossing 71st street south between 247th
            west and 263rd west.





05/06/2015 0521 PM

Viola, Sedgwick County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.






05/06/2015 0451 PM

Mount Hope, Sedgwick County.

Tornado, reported by trained spotter.






05/06/2015 0442 PM

Mount Hope, Sedgwick County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 9:32 PM CDT on May 06, 2015


... NOAA Weather Radio kec-59 for Wichita is temporarily off the
air...

The NOAA Weather Radio transmitter kec-59 in Wichita Kansas is
off the air. Power to the transmitter site has been interrupted
temporarily. Westar energy has been notified and hopefully it will
return to service shortly.

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please use
other sources to obtain your severe weather information...
including local media... social media and the NWS
website... weather.Gov/ict.


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