Pottawatomie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 8:47 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service


The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
247 in effect until 3 am CDT Sunday for the following areas

In Kansas this watch includes 15 counties

In central Kansas

Dickinson

In east central Kansas

Anderson Coffey Douglas
Franklin Geary Lyon
Morris Osage Shawnee
Wabaunsee

In northeast Kansas

Jackson Jefferson Pottawatomie
Riley

This includes the cities of Abilene, Alma, Alta Vista,
Burlingame, Burlington, Carbondale, Council Grove, Emporia,
Eskridge, Garnett, Grantville, Harveyville, Herington, Holton,
Junction City, Lawrence, Lebo, Lyndon, Manhattan, Maple Hill,
McFarland, McLouth, Meriden, Nortonville, Osage City, Oskaloosa,
Ottawa, Overbrook, Paxico, Perry, St. Marys, Topeka,
Valley Falls, and Wamego.




Flood Warning
Issued: 3:54 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Kansas river at Manhattan.
* From late tonight to Wednesday morning.
* At 2:00 PM Saturday the stage was 17.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the river will rise above flood stage by Sunday morning
and continue to rise to near 19.0 feet by Sunday early afternoon.
The river will fall below flood stage by Tuesday before midnight.
* Impact... at 18.0 feet... low lands along the river flood.


Lat... Lon 3917 9661 3920 9654 3919 9649 3915 9654







Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:42 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Kansas, east central Kansas, north central
Kansas, and northeast Kansas, including the following areas,
in central Kansas, Dickinson. In east central Kansas,
Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Lyon, Morris,
Osage, Shawnee, and Wabaunsee. In north central Kansas, Clay,
cloud, Ottawa, Republic, and Washington. In northeast Kansas,
Brown, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie, and
Riley.

* Through Sunday morning

* scattered to numerous strong thunderstorms are expected late
this afternoon and through tonight. These storms may produce
very heavy rainfall and flash flooding in a short amount of
time, over an area that is already saturated from rainfall
earlier this week.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.




Special Statement
Issued: 8:47 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Geary... southeastern
Riley... northwestern Wabaunsee and southeastern Pottawatomie counties
until 945 PM CDT...

At 847 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 3 miles north of Alta Vista to 8 miles south of
Grandview Plaza. Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
eastern Manhattan, Wamego, Alma, St. Marys, St. George, McFarland and
Volland.

This includes Interstate 70 between mile markers 305 and 333.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 300 am CDT for
northeastern and east central Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3887 9645 3887 9689 3921 9658 3921 9604
      3917 9604
time... Mot... loc 0147z 228deg 25kt 3891 9650 3892 9674


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847 PM CDT Sat may 25 2019

... Significant weather advisory for southeastern Geary... southeastern
Riley... northwestern Wabaunsee and southeastern Pottawatomie counties
until 945 PM CDT...

At 847 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 3 miles north of Alta Vista to 8 miles south of
Grandview Plaza. Movement was northeast at 30 mph.

Nickel size hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include...
eastern Manhattan, Wamego, Alma, St. Marys, St. George, McFarland and
Volland.

This includes Interstate 70 between mile markers 305 and 333.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.


A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 300 am CDT for
northeastern and east central Kansas.

Lat... Lon 3887 9645 3887 9689 3921 9658 3921 9604
      3917 9604
time... Mot... loc 0147z 228deg 25kt 3891 9650 3892 9674


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:42 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Kansas, east central Kansas, north central
Kansas, and northeast Kansas, including the following areas,
in central Kansas, Dickinson. In east central Kansas,
Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Geary, Lyon, Morris,
Osage, Shawnee, and Wabaunsee. In north central Kansas, Clay,
cloud, Ottawa, Republic, and Washington. In northeast Kansas,
Brown, Jackson, Jefferson, Marshall, Nemaha, Pottawatomie, and
Riley.

* Through Sunday morning

* scattered to numerous strong thunderstorms are expected late
this afternoon and through tonight. These storms may produce
very heavy rainfall and flash flooding in a short amount of
time, over an area that is already saturated from rainfall
earlier this week.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.