Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued August 31 at 8:28PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 8:28 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Expires: 9:15 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ANDREW...NORTHWESTERN PLATTE...
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN NODAWAY...SOUTHERN HOLT...BUCHANAN...DONIPHAN...
ATCHISON AND NORTHERN LEAVENWORTH COUNTIES UNTIL 915 PM CDT...
AT 825 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHEAST OF
FALLS CITY TO WHITING TO 11 MILES WEST OF MAYETTA...AND MOVING EAST
AT 55 MPH.
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS...ALONG WITH
HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.
LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THESE STORMS INCLUDE...
HIGHLAND...TROY...ATCHISON...WATHENA...ELWOOD...SAVANNAH...ST.
JOSEPH...COUNTRY CLUB VILLA...WESTON...LEAVENWORTH...TONGANOXIE...
MUSCOTAH...WHITE CLOUD...EFFINGHAM...DENTON...LANCASTER...FOREST
CITY...OREGON...FILLMORE AND RUSHVILLE.
THIS WILL IMPACT THE FOLLOWING INTERSTATES...
I-29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 84.
I-229 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 0 AND 14.
THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...AND A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN
EFFECT FOR THIS AREA. BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV
STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.
TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

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