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Tornado Outbreak - OK, KS, NE, IA, MO, MN, WI

Posted on 05/19/2013 1:47:32 PM PDT by dirtboy

Live coverage:

http://www.ksn.com/weather/live-radar-and-storm-coverage/

Large tornado confirmed on the ground.

Weather service has issued a Particularly Dangerous Situation warning.


TOPICS: US: Iowa; US: Kansas; US: Minnesota; US: Missouri; US: Nebraska; US: Oklahoma; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: tornado; weather
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Take cover if you live in the Wichita area.
1 posted on 05/19/2013 1:47:32 PM PDT by dirtboy
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Prayers up for those on the ground.

/johnny

2 posted on 05/19/2013 1:48:59 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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... 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.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.


3 posted on 05/19/2013 1:49:11 PM PDT by dirtboy
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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.


4 posted on 05/19/2013 1:50:36 PM PDT by dirtboy
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Tornado emergency declared. You can hear the hail pounding on the roof at the TV station.


5 posted on 05/19/2013 1:52:02 PM PDT by dirtboy
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Oh my God. Prayers up for everyone on danger.


6 posted on 05/19/2013 1:53:29 PM PDT by cubreporter
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link? prayers going up in the name of Jesus Christ.


7 posted on 05/19/2013 1:54:13 PM PDT by shineon
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Ugh.

I hope this does not turn out to be an f5 wedge sitting on top of a town for 30 minutes :(


8 posted on 05/19/2013 1:54:51 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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Prayers for all who are in the path of this storm........


9 posted on 05/19/2013 1:55:24 PM PDT by basil (basil --Second Amendment Sisters.org)
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I a a lineman for the county...


10 posted on 05/19/2013 1:57:26 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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http://www.ksn.com/weather/live-radar-and-storm-coverage/


11 posted on 05/19/2013 1:59:04 PM PDT by shineon
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12 posted on 05/19/2013 1:59:15 PM PDT by TomGuy
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Prayers for all!!


13 posted on 05/19/2013 1:59:21 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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KSN went to shelter. Before they did, you could hear the hail pounding on the roof as they broadcast.


14 posted on 05/19/2013 2:00:28 PM PDT by dirtboy
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Stay safe!


15 posted on 05/19/2013 2:01:51 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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Very good coverage on Weather Channel...this moment, indications are that cyclonic rotation has backed off.


16 posted on 05/19/2013 2:02:08 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (Piffle....)
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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.


17 posted on 05/19/2013 2:05:38 PM PDT by carriage_hill (AR-10s & AR-15s are the Muskets of the 21st Century. Free men need not ask permission.)
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18 posted on 05/19/2013 2:12:12 PM PDT by dirtboy
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That green sky is bad news.


19 posted on 05/19/2013 2:13:55 PM PDT by thecodont
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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


20 posted on 05/19/2013 2:23:10 PM PDT by TomGuy
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