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Entry Date:  07-25-2016 11:21:06
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  EAS
Description:
Alert Translation: Sedgwick County Emergency Management HAS ISSUED AN ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick, KS; AT 11:18 AM ON JUL 25, 2016 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 12:18 PM. MESSAGE FROM SEDGEOC. Sedgwick County Emergency Management will NOT be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens Today Due to Weather conditions in the area. Sedgwick County outdoor warning sirens are normally tested every Monday at Noon, except Holidays, and when weather conditions are such that cloud cover obscures more than 50% of the sky or, radar shows precipitation in the area or, if the area is under a severe weather watch. The Alert Mode is a steady tone used for Tornado warning, The Attack Mode is a classic Rise and Fall sound used for Air Attack Warning in times of war. Outdoor warning sirens are designed to be an early warning device primarily for persons who are outside away from the television or radio. Remember, when The Outdoor Warning Sirens Sound, Take cover, Tune in to local media, Take action. Emergency Management officials highly recommend citizens keep a NOAA weather alert radio in their homes, preferable in the bedroom, with a tone alert for those times when you are not monitoring public media. Repeating, Sedgwick County Emergency Management will NOT be testing the Outdoor Warning Sirens Today Due to Weather conditions in the area. No action required notification only.


Entry Date:  07-25-2016 08:56:42
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  EAS
Description:
Alert Translation: Sedgwick County Emergency Management HAS ISSUED A REQUIRED WEEKLY TEST FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick, KS; AT 8:56 AM ON JUL 25, 2016 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 9:11 AM. MESSAGE FROM SEDGEOC.


Entry Date:  07-25-2016 07:17:25
Agency:  NWS-Wichita   Unit ID:  SCEM 302
Description:
THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST...AND SHOULD EXIT SOUTHEAST KANSAS OR DISSIPATE AROUND NOON. AN ISOLATED STRONG STORM MAY PRODUCE 40 TO 50 MPH AND SMALL HAIL. VERY HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY...WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING POSSIBLE. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE EXPECTED...POSSIBLY THIS EVENING...BUT MORE LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.


Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. North northwest wind 8 to 17 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. East wind 3 to 7 mph.


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