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Entry Date:  09-24-2016 18:27:47
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  SCEM 302
Description:
The outdoor warning siren that was malfunctioning in Maize has been disabled and is out of service.


Entry Date:  09-24-2016 18:11:35
Agency:  NWS Wichita   Unit ID:  SCEM 303
Description:
Severe Thunderstorm warning for Sedgwick County cancelled. Storm has dropped below severe levels.


Entry Date:  09-24-2016 17:32:43
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  EAS
Description:
Alert Translation: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick; Reno; Harvey, KS; AT 5:30 PM ON SEP 24, 2016 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 6:15 PM. MESSAGE FROM KNSS.


Entry Date:  09-24-2016 17:32:23
Agency:  SCEM   Unit ID:  EAS
Description:
Alert Translation: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Sedgwick; Reno; Harvey, KS; AT 5:30 PM ON SEP 24, 2016 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 6:15 PM. MESSAGE FROM KICT/NWS.


THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... WESTERN SEDGWICK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... SOUTHEASTERN RENO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... HARVEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... * UNTIL 615 PM CDT * AT 530 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ANDALE...OR NEAR COLWICH...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 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... WICHITA...NEWTON...PARK CITY...VALLEY CENTER...GODDARD...MAIZE... HALSTEAD...NORTH NEWTON...SEDGWICK...COLWICH...BURRTON... GARDEN PLAIN...MOUNT HOPE...ANDALE...BENTLEY...WEST WICHITA... NEWTON AIRPORT AND LAKE AFTON. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 135 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 19 AND 38. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.


Entry Date:  09-24-2016 17:09:31
Agency:  NWS-Wichita   Unit ID:  SCEM 302
Description:
Special Weather Statement issued September 24 at 5:06PM CDT by NWS Wichita KS Areas Affected: Reno; Harvey; Kingman; Sedgwick THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN WICHITA HAS ISSUED A * SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR... WESTERN SEDGWICK COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... SOUTHWESTERN HARVEY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... NORTHEASTERN KINGMAN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... SOUTHEASTERN RENO COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS... * UNTIL 545 PM CDT * AT 504 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS WERE TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER CHENEY...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. WIND GUSTS 40 TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... WICHITA...PARK CITY...VALLEY CENTER...GODDARD...MAIZE...CHENEY... SEDGWICK...COLWICH...HAVEN...BURRTON...GARDEN PLAIN...MOUNT HOPE... ANDALE...BENTLEY...WEST WICHITA...EISENHOWER NATIONAL AIRPORT... LAKE AFTON...CHENEY LAKE...MT VERNON AND CHENEY STATE PARK. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.


Entry Date:  09-24-2016 07:35:13
Agency:  NWS-Wichita   Unit ID:  SCEM 302
Description:
Today Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. South wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Tonight Showers and thunderstorms. Low around 64. South southeast wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%.


THUNDERSTORMS WILL SPREAD EAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY BECOMING MORE NUMEROUS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. WHILE A FEW STRONG STORMS WITH GUSTY WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE, THE PRIMARY THREAT WILL BE HEAVY RAIN WITH LOCALIZED FLOODING.


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