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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Cherokee County, Kansas
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 09 at 11:49AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 10:49 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 11:30 a.m.
  • ...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CHEROKEE COUNTY UNTIL 1230 PM
    CDT...
    AT 1147 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
    STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTH OF
    SHERMAN TO FAULKNER TO 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MELROSE...MOVING EAST AT
    25 MPH. PENNY SIZE HAIL...AND WINDS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
    THESE STORMS.
    LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE BAXTER SPRINGS...CARONA...COLUMBUS...
    CRESTLINE...FAULKNER...GALENA...HALLOWELL...LAWTON...LOWELL...
    MELROSE...NEUTRAL...RIVERTON...ROSELAND...SCAMMON...SHERMAN...
    SHERWIN...SKIDMORE...STIPPVILLE...TREECE...WEIR AND WEST MINERAL.
    PEOPLE IN CHEROKEE COUNTY...INCLUDING WEST MINERAL...CARONA...
    COLUMBUS...SCAMMON...TREECE...WEIR...BAXTER SPRINGS AND GALENA...
    SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE
    WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE
    WEATHER THREATEN.