Logan Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Statement as of 7:43 PM CDT on April 23, 2014

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 87 remains in effect until 1100 PM CDT for the following locations

KS . Kansas counties included are

Barton cloud Decatur Ellis Gove Graham Jewell Lane Lincoln Logan Mitchell Ness Norton Osborne Phillips Republic Rooks rush Russell Scott Sheridan Smith Thomas Trego Wichita

Blowing Dust Advisory
Statement as of 1:55 PM CDT on April 23, 2014

...Blowing dust advisory remains in effect from 5 PM MDT /6 PM CDT/ this afternoon to midnight MDT /1 am CDT/ tonight...

* peak winds...sustained north to northwest winds of 30 to 40 mph with gusts to 55 mph are expected. A few gusts over 55 mph can not be ruled out.

* Timing/duration...blowing dust is expected to enter Yuma County around 5 PM MDT and quickly move south through the rest of the advisory area through midnight MDT (1 am cdt).

* Other impacts...blowing dust may reduce visibilities suddenly to near zero...especially in areas where plowed fields exist. Motorists should drive carefully through areas of low visibilities. If you see an advancing wall of dust do not drive through it if at all possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will occasionally restrict visibility to less than one mile. Travelers are urged to use caution and be alert to rapidly changing visibility... especially near open fields.

Local Storm Report

04/23/2014 0439 PM

10 miles SW of Oakley, Logan County.

Hail e1.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Hail an inch and a half in size southwest of Oakley with a lot of pea sized hail.

04/23/2014 0503 PM

Oakley, Logan County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.

Hail lasted for 10 minutes then ended. Heavy rain also. Minor street flooding so far.

04/23/2014 0455 PM

4 miles W of Oakley, Logan County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.

Half inch to quarter size hail with heavy rain and winds estimated at 30 to 40 mph. Ground is starting to become white with accumulating hail.

04/23/2014 0421 PM

3 miles N of Russell Spring, Logan County.

Hail m1.00 inch, reported by NWS employee.

Hail was melting fast. Largest stone found was quarter size with the overwhelming majority smaller than quarter size.

04/23/2014 0430 PM

Winona, Logan County.

Hail e0.50 inch, reported by Emergency Mngr.

Halfinch hail fell over Winona.

04/23/2014 0424 PM

3 miles N of Russell Spring, Logan County.

Hail e0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Dime size hail covered the ground. Heavy rain was associated with the hail that fell.

04/23/2014 0424 PM

Winona, Logan County.

Hail e0.88 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Dime to nickel size hail with light rain.

04/23/2014 0400 PM

3 miles N of Russell Spring, Logan County.

Hail e0.75 inch, reported by trained spotter.

Dime size hail with moderate rainfall.

04/22/2014 0657 PM

2 miles ESE of Oakley, Logan County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m47 mph, reported by mesonet.

04/22/2014 0657 PM

2 miles ESE of Oakley, Logan County.

Thunderstorm wind gust m47 mph, reported by mesonet.

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