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PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
1148 PM CDT WED MAY 06 2015

..TIME...   ...EVENT...      ...CITY LOCATION...     ...LAT.LON...
..DATE...   ....MAG....      ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
            ..REMARKS..

0515 PM     TORNADO          3 W JAMESTOWN           39.60N 97.92W
05/06/2015                   CLOUD              KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER REPORTED A LARGE WEDGE SHAPE TORNADO ON THE
            GROUND AND ESTIMATES IT TO BE ABOUT 1/2 MILE WIDE.

0520 PM     TORNADO          6 N COURTLAND           39.87N 97.89W
05/06/2015                   REPUBLIC           KS   PUBLIC

            REPORTED ON GROUND BY PUBLIC AT 515PM.

0528 PM     TORNADO          3 SE COURTLAND          39.76N 97.85W
05/06/2015                   REPUBLIC           KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER CONFIRMED ROTATION WITH THE SAME STORM THAT
            PREVIOUSLY HAD A TORNADO. HE COULD SEE AT LEAST A FUNNEL
            WITHIN 1 MILE OF HIS LOCATION BUT COULD NOT CONFIRM IT
            WAS ON THE GROUND. HE COULD NOT TALK ANY LONGER AS HE
            NEEDED TO TAKE SHELTER.

0545 PM     TORNADO          5 ESE REPUBLIC          39.90N 97.73W
05/06/2015                   REPUBLIC           KS   PUBLIC

            SPOTTERS CONFIRMED LARGE TORNADO

0700 PM     HAIL             2 NE COURTLAND          39.80N 97.88W
05/06/2015  E1.00 INCH       REPUBLIC           KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER REPORTED QUARTER INCH HAIL.

0720 PM     TORNADO          2 SE MUNDEN             39.89N 97.51W
05/06/2015                   REPUBLIC           KS   STORM CHASER

            CONE SHAPED TORNADO REPORTED BY STORM CHASER. CONFIRMED 2
            SOUTHEAST OF MUNDEN.

0730 PM     TORNADO          3 NE JAMESTOWN          39.63N 97.82W
05/06/2015                   CLOUD              KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            TORNADO ON THE GROUND WAS MOVING NORTHEAST. NO MORE
            SPECIFIC INFORMATION ON VISUAL SHAPE OR DAMAGE.

0838 PM     TORNADO          4 S MINNEAPOLIS         39.06N 97.71W
05/06/2015                   OTTAWA             KS   EMERGENCY MNGR

            TORNADO WAS CONFIRMED ON THE GROUND.

0915 PM     TORNADO          6 SW MORROWVILLE        39.78N 97.25W
05/06/2015                   WASHINGTON         KS   PUBLIC

            TIME ESTIMATED BY RADAR AND COORDINATED WITH SPOTTER
            REPORT.

0942 PM     HAIL             6 S CLYDE               39.51N 97.40W
05/06/2015  M1.75 INCH       CLOUD              KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            THIS IS A DELAYED REPORT. SPOTTER MEASURED GOLF BALL SIZE
            HAIL WITH THE STORM THAT PASSED OVER HIS LOCATION AT 942
            PM CDT.

0942 PM     TORNADO          6 NE AURORA             39.51N 97.45W
05/06/2015                   CLOUD              KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            OFFICERS REPORTED TORNADO ON THE GROUND.

0957 PM     TORNADO          5 E CLYDE               39.59N 97.30W
05/06/2015                   WASHINGTON         KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

0958 PM     HEAVY RAIN       2 NE COURTLAND          39.80N 97.88W
05/06/2015  E4.30 INCH       REPUBLIC           KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER REPORTS THAT MOST LOW SPOTS AND DRAWS HAVE WATER
            FLOWING OVER THEM.

1019 PM     TORNADO          6 SE MORROWVILLE        39.78N 97.09W
05/06/2015                   WASHINGTON         KS   LAW ENFORCEMENT

1025 PM     TORNADO          3 SSW WASHINGTON        39.78N 97.07W
05/06/2015                   WASHINGTON         KS   STORM CHASER

            STORM CHASER REPORTED A CONE SHAPE TORNADO ABOUT 3 MILES
            SOUTHWEST OF WASHINGTON. RADAR SHOWS THE STORM HEADING IN
            THAT GENERAL DIRECTION.

1033 PM     FLASH FLOOD      2 NE COURTLAND          39.80N 97.88W
05/06/2015                   REPUBLIC           KS   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SPOTTER REPORTED MANY ROADWAYS WITH WATER FLOWING OVER
            THEM IN WESTERN AND NORTHWESTERN REPUBLIC COUNTY.

1036 PM     TORNADO          3 NW WASHINGTON         39.85N 97.09W
05/06/2015                   WASHINGTON         KS   STORM CHASER

            ELEPHANT TRUNK TORNADO

1047 PM     TORNADO          3 SW HOLLENBURG         39.95N 97.03W
05/06/2015                   WASHINGTON         KS   STORM CHASER

            RAIN WRAPPED TORNADO


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KC



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