Chautauqua Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:09 AM CDT on September 02, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 11 am CDT this morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of southeast Kansas...including the following areas...Chautauqua...Elk...Labette...Montgomery...Neosho and Wilson

* until 11 am CDT this morning.

* Scattered to numerous thunderstorms will continue through the morning hours across portions of southeast Kansas. Heavy rain will be likely with the more intense storms which will likely exacerbate ongoing flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. Remember to turn around...don't drown.

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

Local Storm Report

09/01/2014 0845 PM

8 miles WNW of Elgin, Chautauqua County.

Tornado, reported by Emergency Mngr.

Emergency manager reported possible home damage in the town of Hewins, which is around 8 miles west-northwest of Elgin.

09/01/2014 0845 PM

4 miles S of Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e80 mph, reported by trained spotter.

Estimated 70 to 80 mph.

09/01/2014 0835 PM

7 miles se of Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County.

Tornado, reported by Emergency Mngr.

Tornado was reported 7 miles southeast of Cedar Vale via emergency management.

09/01/2014 0825 PM

SSE Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County.

Tornado, reported by law enforcement.

Tornado reported by chief of police and deputies in Cedar Vale.

09/01/2014 0820 PM

1 miles SW of Cedar Vale, Chautauqua County.

Tornado, reported by law enforcement.

Large tornado on the ground.

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