Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
553 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

KSZ050-051-067-068-182315-
HARVEY KS-MCPHERSON KS-RENO KS-RICE KS-
553 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A

* SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HARVEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
  MCPHERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL KANSAS...
  NORTHERN RENO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS...
  SOUTHERN RICE COUNTY IN CENTRAL KANSAS...

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT

* AT 549 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE
  TRACKING NUMEROUS STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS PORTIONS OF
  RENO...RICE AND MCPHERSON COUNTIES...MOVING NORTH TO NORTHEAST AT
  20 MPH. ADDITIONAL DEVELOPMENT IS POSSIBLE INTO NORTHWEST HARVEY
  COUNTY.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF DIMES...AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE
POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. ADDITIONALLY...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN MAY
RESULT IN AREAS OF MINOR FLOODING OF TYPICAL FLOOD-PRONE AREAS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HUTCHINSON...MCPHERSON...LYONS...HESSTON...SOUTH HUTCHINSON...
  STERLING...MOUNDRIDGE...INMAN...BUHLER...NICKERSON...BURRTON...
  GALVA...CANTON...LITTLE RIVER...ARLINGTON...PARTRIDGE...ALDEN...
  WINDOM...PLEVNA AND ABBYVILLE.

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 3833 9846 3853 9737 3812 9737 3783 9835
TIME...MOT...LOC 2249Z 193DEG 16KT 3832 9809
$$

KLEINSASSER



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