The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado warning for Thomas, KS; Rawlins, KS; Sheridan, KS; Decatur, KS starting on 2019/05/26 14:56. This event has already been observed and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’
The best action to take according to NWS is to take shelter during this event. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.
Read the full alert from NWS
The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a
- Tornado Warning for:
Northeastern Thomas County in northwestern Kansas
Northwestern Sheridan County in northwestern Kansas
Southeastern Rawlins County in northwestern Kansas
Southwestern Decatur County in northwestern Kansas
- Until 530 PM CDT.
- At 456 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 5 miles northwest of Rexford, or 17 miles northeast of
Colby, moving northeast at 40 mph.
SOURCE Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
- Locations impacted include:
Oberlin and Rexford.