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Weather Alert Detail

  • Special Weather Statement for Johnson County, Kansas
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 29 at 2:09PM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 1:09 p.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...FUNNEL CLOUDS SIGHTED OVER ODESSA...
    WE HAVE RECEIVED SEVERAL SIGHTINGS FROM THE PUBLIC OF FUNNEL CLOUDS
    NEAR ODESSA SINCE 130 PM. THESE FUNNEL CLOUDS ARE OCCURRING ALONG A
    VERY WEAK COLD FRONT THAT LIES FROM NEAR KIRKSVILLE THROUGH PLEASANT
    HILL.
    ANY ADDITIONAL FUNNEL CLOUDS WHICH OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON WITHIN THIS
    CORRIDOR WILL BE VERY SMALL AND EXTREMELY UNLIKELY TO REACH THE
    GROUND AND CAUSE ANY DAMAGE DUE TO A STABLE LAYER OF AIR THAT LIES
    JUST ABOVE THE GROUND.
    OTHER LOW HANGING CLOUDS CAN ALSO APPEAR TO DIP UP AND DOWN AT
    TIMES...BUT THEY WILL NOT SHOW SIGNS OF ANY RAPID ROTATION. AN
    ACTUAL FUNNEL CLOUD WILL EXHIBIT SPINNING IN A COUNTER-CLOCKWISE
    DIRECTION.