Alert for Douglas; Franklin; Jackson; Jefferson; Osage; Shawnee (Kansas) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)
Special Weather Statement issued October 13 at 4:35AM CDT by NWS Topeka
…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of northwestern
Franklin, Jefferson, eastern Shawnee, Douglas, central Osage and
southeastern Jackson Counties through 515 AM CDT…
At 435 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Hoyt to near Scranton to near Reading.
Movement was east at 45 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts up to 50 mph.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
Locations impacted include…
Topeka, Lawrence, Osage City, Carbondale, Oskaloosa, Tecumseh,
Richland, Overbrook, Lyndon, Centropolis, Perry, McLouth, Pomona,
Meriden, Scranton, Hoyt, Ozawkie, Lecompton, Clinton and Winchester.
This includes Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 173 and 206.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST…50 MPH
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
0935Z 255DEG 38KT 3923 9574 3882 9575 3853 9598
Douglas; Franklin; Jackson; Jefferson; Osage; Shawnee
38.58,-95.43 38.52,-95.95 38.57,-95.95 38.83,-95.74 39.27,-95.75 39.38,-95.18 38.92,-95.17 38.58,-95.43