SEVERE WEATHER EXPLODING–tornadoes May 29 4:30pm, cdt

{Update: Tornado watch boxes collecting from Kansas-Nebraska towards Illinois.-8:50pm, cdt

Long lived tornadoes and or rotating supercells dropping tornadoes through intensity pulses, from Northern Kansas to Southeastern Nebraska. Some of these may become rain wrapped.

Large tornado exiting Beloit area northeast.

Tornado Warning


SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
852 PM CDT THU MAY 29 2008

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JEWELL KS-MITCHELL KS-
852 PM CDT THU MAY 29 2008

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 PM CDT FOR NORTHERN
MITCHELL AND SOUTHEASTERN JEWELL COUNTIES...

AT 848 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR AND STORM
SPOTTERS WERE TRACKING A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO.  THIS
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR GLEN ELDER...OR 9 MILES WEST OF BELOIT...
MOVING EAST AT 34 MPH.

THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
  BELOIT BY 905 PM CDT
  ASHERVILLE BY 910 PM CDT
  SIMPSON BY 915 PM CDT
  SCOTTSVILLE BY 920 PM CDT

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
STURDY SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE NEAREST
DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

LAT...LON 3930 9847 3953 9848 3965 9793 3936 9792
TIME...MOT...LOC 0152Z 250DEG 30KT 3949 9824

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We seem headed to another outbreak today.

Tornado watches and sever thunderstorm watches are up in the plains.

Kansas and Nebraska are the current hot spot’s in storm formation.

Tornado warnings now out in both states. Tornado may have crossed I-80

Tornado spotted in Wyoming, south of Buffalo.

Sever thunderstorms in East New Mexico and Texas Panhandle.

West-central Iowa now in severe potential for tornadoes.

Update: 6:00pm,cdt: Tornado warning Kearney, tornado reported east of Hoxie. Two possibly tornadic storms are traveling in lines near same area, in two different areas.

Damage reports from Buffalo Co, NE emerg. Management

Tomorrow–Midwest, centered near Chicago and out in a 3-4-5 hundred mile radius, including Detroit.

Click on US map after clicking emblem logo at right, or link at left to find tornado’s current path.

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NOAA Photo Library Image - nssl0050

Thunderstorm out flow from storm core shows up as sheets of wind driven rain spreading from right to left in 1982 photo.

Image ID: nssl0050, NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Collection
Photo Date: 1982
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)