Alert for Douglas; Franklin; Jefferson; Osage (Kansas) Issued by the National Weather Service
Special Weather Statement
NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)
Special Weather Statement issued October 13 at 4:56AM CDT by NWS Topeka
…Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of northern Franklin,
central Jefferson, Douglas and east central Osage Counties through
545 AM CDT…
At 456 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 3 miles north of Ozawkie to 3 miles east of
Richland to near Lyndon. Movement was east at 45 mph.
HAZARD…Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph.
IMPACT…Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
Locations impacted include…
Lawrence, Ottawa, Baldwin City, Oskaloosa, Eudora, Wellsville,
Overbrook, Centropolis, Perry, McLouth, Ozawkie, Lecompton, Clinton,
Winchester, Lone Star, Pleasant Grove, Vinland, Williamstown, Pomona
Lake and Perry Lake.
This includes the following highways…
Interstate 35 between mile markers 188 and 198.
Kansas Turnpike between mile markers 189 and 205.
MAX HAIL SIZE…0.00 IN
MAX WIND GUST…55 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
0956Z 255DEG 38KT 3928 9547 3887 9547 3863 9568
Douglas; Franklin; Jefferson; Osage
38.62,-95.07 38.63,-95.71 38.87,-95.5 39.31,-95.49 39.37,-95.18 38.97,-95.19 38.98,-95.16 38.95,-95.09 38.98,-95.08 38.99,-95.06 38.98,-95.06 38.62,-95.07