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Please don't rec this diary, and continue storm discussion over in the new diary. Thanks! -weatherdude

Here we go again. As if we haven't had enough tornadoes the last few months to hold us over a decade or two, we're going to have yet another tornado outbreak across the Mississippi Valley today. Areas from Indianapolis to St. Louis down the Mississippi River into central Arkansas are all under the gun again today for a potentially large tornado outbreak, including the risk for strong, long-lived tornadoes. The entire area noted above is in a new high risk zone, which should be rare, but this year it's sadly not anymore.

Today's diary will follow a similar format to the one yesterday -- threat maps will appear at the bottom, the watches in the middle, and the updates will appear at the top, with the newest update appearing first.

I will continue to update this diary through the day as long as humanly possible.

You know the drill...don't be a jerk and don't bring politics into this. As imonlylurking said yesterday, "these are people, not political game pieces."

Weatherdude will be starting a new diary. Not sure if we should unrecc this one but recc that one as soon as it is posted.

UPDATE 17 (probably last one for this diary)

UPDATE TO TORNADO WATCH 374

TATUS REPORT #1 ON WW 374

VALID 252045Z - 252140Z

THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA.
AR
.    ARKANSAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ASHLEY             CHICOT         COLUMBIA         
LAFAYETTE         MILLER         NEVADA          
UNION             
$$
LA
.    LOUISIANA PARISHES INCLUDED ARE

BIENVILLE         BOSSIER         CADDO             
CALDWELL         CLAIBORNE         DE SOTO         
GRANT             JACKSON         LA SALLE         
LINCOLN          MOREHOUSE         NATCHITOCHES         
OUACHITA         RED RIVER         RICHLAND         
SABINE             UNION         WEBSTER         
WEST CARROLL         WINN         
$$
MS
.    MISSISSIPPI COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BOLIVAR          SUNFLOWER         WASHINGTON         

TX
.    TEXAS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ANGELINA         CASS         CHEROKEE         
GREGG             HARRISON         MARION          
NACOGDOCHES         PANOLA         RUSK             
SABINE             SAN AUGUSTINE     SHELBY          
$$

THE WATCH STATUS MESSAGE IS FOR GUIDANCE PURPOSES ONLY.  PLEASE
REFER TO WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION STATEMENTS FOR OFFICIAL
INFORMATION ON COUNTIES...INDEPENDENT CITIES AND MARINE ZONES
CLEARED FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND TORNADO WATCHES.
$$

UPDATE 16

NEW WARNINGS! St Genevive area MO now under Tornado Warning - Monroe. NW Randall , St Claire, SE Jefferson County and one other county I missed.

Ping Pong sized hail in Melville, Sirens going off in Eureka.

New warning from NOAA for ILL

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
417 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  EAST CENTRAL SANGAMON COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 500 PM CDT.

* AT 414 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
  STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR KINCAID...OR 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF
  TAYLORVILLE...AND MOVING NORTH AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EDINBURG...MOUNT AUBURN...MECHANICSBURG...SHARPSBURG AND ROBY.

NOAA site is back up : St Louis Metro Area under warning again and sky is taking on that greenish tint.

ST LOUIS WATCH OUT!! Tornado warning back again until 5 pm your time. Do NOT go outside, find safe place to stay.

UPDATE 15

* Tornado Warning for...
Van Wert County in west central Ohio...

* until 515 PM EDT

* at 430 PM EDT... National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated a
severe thunderstorm with strong rotation 7 miles northwest of
Rockford... or 11 miles southeast of Decatur... and moving northeast
at 35 mph.

* Locations in the path of this severe storm include...
Ohio City...
Van Wert and Convoy...

Other locations impacted by this severe thunderstorm include dull...
Middlebury... Glenmore... Cavett... Middle Point and Wetzel.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
ILC117-119-135-252115-
O.NEW.KLSX.SV.W.0215.110525T2025Z-110525T2115Z
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
325 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...
  EASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 322 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
  DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
  EDWARDSVILLE...AND MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  STAUNTON...GILLESPIE...LITCHFIELD...CARPENTER...ALHAMBRA...
  WORDEN...PRAIRIETOWN...LIVINGSTON...WILSONVILLE...BENLD...MOUNT
  OLIVE...KAUFMAN...HAMEL...WILLIAMSON...NEW DOUGLAS...DORCHESTER...
  WHITE CITY...WALSHVILLE...HORNSBY AND BUTLER.

TORNADO WARNING
ILC083-117-119-252115-
O.NEW.KLSX.TO.W.0096.110525T2036Z-110525T2115Z
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
336 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN JERSEY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHWESTERN MACOUPIN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...
  NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 330 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD
  NEAR FERGUSON. A TORNADO MAY DEVELOP AT ANY TIME. DOPPLER RADAR
  SHOWED THIS DANGEROUS STORM MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ALTON...GODFREY...BRIGHTON...SHIPMAN...KEMPER...FOSTERBURG...
  DELHI...MILES STATION...PIASA...FIDELITY...MEDORA...PLAINVIEW...
  CHESTERFIELD AND ROYAL LAKES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

HT to JGibson

City offices in St Louis are closing down early.

UPDATE 14

New Livestream station for St Louis Area

TORNADO WATCH 374

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 374
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   320 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

          SOUTHERN ARKANSAS
          NORTHERN LOUISIANA
          NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI
          EASTERN TEXAS

   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 320 PM UNTIL
   1100 PM CDT.

   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 85 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES NORTH OF MONTICELLO
   ARKANSAS TO 5 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF LUFKIN TEXAS.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU4).

UDPATE #13

Updates to Tornado watch 373

STATUS REPORT #1 ON WW 373
THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA.

.    ILLINOIS COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BUREAU             CASS         DE KALB         
FULTON             HANCOCK         HENDERSON         
HENRY             KNOX         LA SALLE         
LEE             LOGAN         MCDONOUGH         
MARSHALL         MASON         MENARD          
MERCER             MORGAN         PEORIA          
PUTNAM             SANGAMON         SCHUYLER         
SCOTT             STARK         TAZEWELL         
WARREN             WOODFORD         

IA
.    IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

DES MOINES         HENRY         LEE             
LOUISA             VAN BUREN         

.    MISSOURI COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

CLARK             SCOTLAND   

Storm is starting to head from MO to ILL -  lots of severe T-storm warnings in ILL  and there are continuing tornado warnings in the Tri- State area.

New livestreaming for MO- ILL area

Reported tornadoes in IN

415         ST. ANNE    KANKAKEE    IL    4102     8772     HOUSE DAMAGED. (LOT)
1420         2 S MOUNT AYR    NEWTON    IN    4092     8730     POSSIBLE TORNADO. STATE ROAD 55 AND 600S (LOT)
1424         2 S MOUNT AYR    NEWTON    IN    4092     8730     SR 55 AND COUNTY ROAD 600S. POSSIBLE TORNADO. STRUCTURAL DAMAGE TO HOUSE ... 2 FARM SHEDS ... AND GRAIN BIN. (LOT)
1424         RENSSELAER    JASPER    IN    4094     8715     POSSIBLE TORNADO. POWER LINES DOWN ... SHINGLES LOST ... TRUCK OVERTURNED AT 231 AND DREXEL. ALSO TREE LIMBS DOWN ALONG SR114 AND 150E. (LOT)

UPDATE #12 TORNADOES ON THE GROUND IN KS From NOAA the times to the left are military time.

1618         OVERLAND PARK    JOHNSON    KS    3891     9468     TORNADO ON GROUND 137 AND METCALF. (EAX)
1622         OVERLAND PARK    JOHNSON    KS    3891     9468     LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS TORNADO ON GROUND 135 AND METCALF (EAX)
1635         HARRISONVILLE    CASS    MO    3866     9435     LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS TORNADO ON THE GROUND SOUTHEAST OF HARRISONVILLE (EAX)
1638         OVERLAND PARK    JOHNSON    KS    3891     9468     TORNADO AT EXIT 224 ON I-35 OVERLAND PARK (EAX)

UPDATE #11

THREE TORNADOES ON THE GROUND IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY! TAKE SHELTER OVER THERE!

KOMU Streaming out of MO - Storm has moved into their area

Sedalia MO - Extensive damage, looks a lot like Joplin but narrower tornado so the damage track was not as wide. So far no injuries or deaths reported. Tornadoes reported on the ground in Montgomery City. Celebration Center in Sedalia is "reunion site" for people in Sedalia.

TORNADO WATCH 373

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 373
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   235 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

  THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

          FAR SOUTHEAST IOWA
          CENTRAL AND NORTHERN ILLINOIS
          FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI

   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 235 PM UNTIL
   1000 PM CDT.

   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 70 MILES NORTHEAST OF MOLINE
   ILLINOIS TO 45 MILES WEST OF ALTON ILLINOIS.  FOR A COMPLETE
   DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE
   (WOUS64 KWNS WOU3).

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
   AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
   THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
   AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 368...WW 369...WW
   370...WW 371...WW 372...

   DISCUSSION...CLUSTER OF SEVERE STORMS --INCLUDING TORNADIC
   SUPERCELLS-- OVER NERN MO WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP NEWD INTO AREA
   THIS AFTERNOON IN ADVANCE OF DEEP-LAYER CYCLONE MOVING INTO NRN MO.
   RELATIVELY CLOUD-FREE SKIES HAVE ALLOWED TEMPERATURES TO WARM
   THROUGH THE 70S.  WHEN COUPLED WITH BOUNDARY LAYER DEWPOINTS IN THE
   MID 60S AND COOLING MIDLEVEL TEMPERATURES ARE RESULTING IN A
   MODERATELY UNSTABLE ENVIRONMENT WITH MLCAPE OF 1000-2000 J/KG.
   GIVEN VERTICALLY VEERING WIND PROFILES AND AMBIENT VORTICITY INVOF
   WARM FRONT...SETUP WILL BE SUPPORTIVE OF SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF
   TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 1.5 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 22035.

TORNADO WARNING for AK

WFUS54 KMEG 251929
TORMEG
ARC121-252000-
O.NEW.KMEG.TO.W.0148.110525T1929Z-110525T2000Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
229 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 229 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING A TORNADO 22 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ELM
  STORE...OR 30 MILES NORTHWEST OF BLACK ROCK...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ELM STORE.
UPDATE # 10

NEW WARNING for MO

000
WFUS53 KLSX 251855
TORLSX
MOC019-027-051-135-251945-
O.NEW.KLSX.TO.W.0075.110525T1855Z-110525T1945Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
155 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  WESTERN CALLAWAY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  NORTHWESTERN COLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  NORTHEASTERN MONITEAU COUNTY IN CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 245 PM CDT

* AT 155 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
  STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR CENTERTOWN...OR 10 MILES EAST OF
  CALIFORNIA...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  JEFFERSON CITY...ASHLAND...COLUMBIA...FULTON...CENTERTOWN...ST.
  MARTINS...JAMESTOWN...EASLEY...LAKE MYKEE...NEW BLOOMFIELD...
  MIDWAY...MURRY...KLIEVER...ELSTON...MARION...HARTSBURG...SANDY
  HOOK...WILTON...LUPUS AND MCBAINE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

CONTINUING SEVERE WEATHER WARNINGS FOR THE FOLLOWING
STATUS REPORT FOR WT 372

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN
.    INDIANA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

DEARBORN         FAYETTE         FRANKLIN         
OHIO             RIPLEY         SWITZERLAND         
UNION             WAYNE         
$$

KY
.    KENTUCKY COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

BOONE             BRACKEN         CAMPBELL         
CARROLL          GALLATIN         GRANT             
KENTON             LEWIS         MASON             
OWEN             PENDLETON         ROBERTSON         
$$

OH
.    OHIO COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAMS             ALLEN         ASHLAND         
AUGLAIZE         BROWN         BUTLER          
CHAMPAIGN         CLARK         CLERMONT         
CLINTON          CRAWFORD         DARKE             
DEFIANCE         DELAWARE         ERIE             
FAIRFIELD         FAYETTE         FRANKLIN         
FULTON             GREENE         HAMILTON         
HANCOCK          HARDIN         HENRY             
HIGHLAND         HOCKING         HURON             
KNOX             LICKING         LOGAN             
LORAIN             LUCAS         MADISON         
MARION             MERCER         MIAMI             
MONTGOMERY         MORROW         OTTAWA          
PAULDING         PICKAWAY         PIKE             
PREBLE             PUTNAM         RICHLAND         
ROSS             SANDUSKY         SCIOTO          
SENECA             SHELBY         UNION             
VAN WERT         WARREN         WILLIAMS         
WOOD             WYANDOT         
$$

UPDATE ON JOPLIN - Death toll 125 and still climbing
UPDATE on OK storm from yesterday - About 10000 people slept in DFW airport. At leat 13 dead

 Video of tornado in Chickasha

UPDATE #9

NEW WARNING FOR INDIANA

WFUS53 KIND 251829
TORIND
INC023-067-159-251900-
O.NEW.KIND.TO.W.0040.110525T1829Z-110525T1900Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN
229 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN INDIANAPOLIS HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CLINTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...
  SOUTHWESTERN HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...
  NORTHWESTERN TIPTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL INDIANA...

* UNTIL 300 PM EDT

* AT 225 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
  STORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF FRANKFORT...AND MOVING EAST
  AT 45 MPH.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...
  FRANKFORT AROUND 240 PM EDT...
  MICHIGANTOWN AROUND 250 PM EDT...
  RUSSIAVILLE AND KEMPTON AROUND 300 PM EDT...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 65 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 152 AND 160.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN INDIANAPOLIS.

&&

LAT...LON 4028 8615 4018 8663 4018 8669 4029 8669
      4047 8627
TIME...MOT...LOC 1830Z 248DEG 38KT 4024 8663

UPDATE #8

000
WFUS53 KEAX 251828
TOREAX
MOC033-107-177-251900-
O.NEW.KEAX.TO.W.0039.110525T1828Z-110525T1900Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
128 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PLEASANT HILL HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHWESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  NORTH CENTRAL LAFAYETTE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...
  EAST CENTRAL RAY COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI...

* UNTIL 200 PM CDT

* AT 126 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
  STORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES EAST OF LEXINGTON...AND MOVING NORTHEAST
  AT 20 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HARDIN...NORBORNE...DOVER AND STET.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3946 9377 3937 9350 3909 9376 3916 9388
TIME...MOT...LOC 1828Z 203DEG 18KT 3917 9377
HAIL <.75IN

$$

HAWBLITZEL

UPDATE # 7

TORNADO WATCH # 372

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
   TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 372
   NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
   155 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2011

   THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A
   TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF

          FAR SOUTHEAST INDIANA
          NORTHEAST KENTUCKY
          WESTERN AND CENTRAL OHIO
          LAKE ERIE

   EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING FROM 155 PM UNTIL
   900 PM EDT.

   TORNADOES...HAIL TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER...THUNDERSTORM WIND
   GUSTS TO 70 MPH...AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE
   AREAS.

   THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 60 STATUTE
   MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF
   CINCINNATI OHIO TO 25 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF TOLEDO OHIO.  FOR A
   COMPLETE DEPICTION OF THE WATCH SEE THE ASSOCIATED WATCH OUTLINE
   UPDATE (WOUS64 KWNS WOU2).

   REMEMBER...A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
   TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
   AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
   THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
   AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

   OTHER WATCH INFORMATION...CONTINUE...WW 367...WW 368...WW
   369...WW 370...WW 371...

   DISCUSSION...MULTIPLE WAVES OF TSTMS ARE EXPECTED TO SPREAD EWD
   ACROSS THE WATCH AREA THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  IN ADVANCE OF
   THIS ACTIVITY...A WARM FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO LIFT POLEWARD THROUGH
   NRN OHIO...ALLOWING A VERY MOIST AND MODERATELY UNSTABLE AIR MASS
   I.E. MLCAPE VALUES OF 1500-2500 J PER KG TO DEVELOP NWD.  VERTICAL
   SHEAR PROFILES WILL REMAIN SUPPORTIVE OF SUPERCELL AND BOWING
   STRUCTURES CAPABLE OF TORNADOES...LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND
   GUSTS.

   AVIATION...TORNADOES AND A FEW SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH HAIL
   SURFACE AND ALOFT TO 2 INCHES. EXTREME TURBULENCE AND SURFACE
   WIND GUSTS TO 60 KNOTS. A FEW CUMULONIMBI WITH MAXIMUM TOPS TO
   500. MEAN STORM MOTION VECTOR 24035.

UPDATE #6 (Chaoslillith)

"Pettis County Storm Spotter Scanner Sedalia may get hit again in a few hours coming out of Kansas

NEW WARNINGS for IL

000
WFUS53 KILX 251810
TORILX
ILC049-173-251900-
O.NEW.KILX.TO.W.0033.110525T1810Z-110525T1900Z

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
110 PM CDT WED MAY 25 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LINCOLN HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN EFFINGHAM COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS...
  SOUTHERN SHELBY COUNTY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS...

* UNTIL 200 PM CDT.

* AT 107 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
  STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COWDEN...OR 14 MILES SOUTH OF SHELBYVILLE...
  AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  LAKEWOOD...BEECHER CITY...SHUMWAY...STEWARDSON...WINDSOR...MODE...
  CLARKSBURG...STRASBURG...SIGEL AND TROWBRIDGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME...A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 3913 8881 3921 8882 3921 8898 3926 8901
      3948 8861 3947 8858 3945 8858 3945 8851
      3944 8847 3922 8847
TIME...MOT...LOC 1810Z 246DEG 34KT 3922 8886

$$

BARKER

Originally posted to Severe Weather Liveblog on Wed May 25, 2011 at 09:56 AM PDT.

Also republished by Liveblog Group.

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