Skip to comments.Tornado Outbreak - OK, KS, NE, IA, MO, MN, WI
Posted on 05/19/2013 1:47:32 PM PDT by dirtboy
Large tornado confirmed on the ground.
Weather service has issued a Particularly Dangerous Situation warning.
... A Tornado Warning remains in effect for southern Sedgwick County
until 415 PM CDT...
... Tornado emergency for Wichita...
At 345 PM CDT... a confirmed large... violent and extremely dangerous
tornado was located on the southwest side of Wichita... and moving
northeast at 30 mph.
This is a particularly dangerous situation.
Hazard... deadly tornado.
Source... weather spotters confirmed tornado.
Impact... you could be killed if not underground or in a tornado
shelter. Complete destruction of neighborhoods... businesses
and vehicles will occur. Flying debris will be deadly to
people and animals.
Locations impacted include...
Maize... downtown Wichita... Wichita... Bel Aire... McConnell air forc...
east Wichita and Oaklawn.
This is an extremely dangerous tornado with complete devastation
likely. You could be killed if not underground or in a tornado
shelter. Do not delay... seek shelter now! If no underground shelter
is available seek shelter in an interior room of the lowest level of
a structure... or if time allows... consider moving to an underground
shelter elsewhere. Mobile homes and outbuildings will offer no
shelter from this tornado.
Coming right up Kansas 42. If you are in SW part of town, you need to be in shelter now. NWS calling the situation catastrophic.
Tornado emergency declared. You can hear the hail pounding on the roof at the TV station.
Oh my God. Prayers up for everyone on danger.
link? prayers going up in the name of Jesus Christ.
I hope this does not turn out to be an f5 wedge sitting on top of a town for 30 minutes :(
Prayers for all who are in the path of this storm........
I a a lineman for the county...
Prayers for all!!
KSN went to shelter. Before they did, you could hear the hail pounding on the roof as they broadcast.
Very good coverage on Weather Channel...this moment, indications are that cyclonic rotation has backed off.
Listening to live report on KSN.com TV...
4:53pm EST and they’re bailing out of the studio, heading for basement shelters as tornado begins to impact downtown. Holy carp! Prayers for people and animals there.
4:55pm EST tornado is impacting downtown and moving east. Damage reports coming-in from downtown areas.
4:59pm EST back up into studio. East Wichita getting brunt of moving storm.
That green sky is bad news.
Oklahoma City area is under weather attack.
Helo reporter says a tornado is trying to drop.
Rotating wall cloud.
Tornado on the ground.
KFOR-TV via The Weather Channel