Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 1:45-a.m.

Weather

May 2nd, 2012 by Ric Hanson

120 AM CDT WED MAY 2 2012
 
 …A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR AUDUBON AND
 GUTHRIE COUNTIES UNTIL 145 AM CDT…
 
 AT 117 AM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND
 DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES
 EAST OF AUDUBON…OR 24 MILES NORTHEAST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT
 40 MPH.
 
 LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
   GUTHRIE CENTER…PANORA…BAYARD…CASEY…BAGLEY…MENLO…YALE
   AND JAMAICA.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 PREPARE FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE
 OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A REINFORCED BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.
 
 PREPARE FOR DAMAGING WINDS…FALLING TREES AND FLYING DEBRIS. MOVE
 INDOORS AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE IN A MOBILE HOME…GET
 OUT NOW…AND SEEK SHELTER IN A REINFORCED BUILDING.