Saturday, March 27, 2010

Significant weather alert until 515pm

This alert is for a small storm moving toward Wentworth.  Should continue moving NE.  SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ALERT FOR NORTHEASTERN NEWTON AND SOUTHWESTERN LAWRENCE COUNTIES UNTIL 515 PM CDT...  AT 421 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR RITCHEY...OR 12 MILES EAST OF NEOSHO... MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. NICKEL SIZE HAIL IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE WENTWORTH AND NORTHEAST PORTIONS OF  NEWTON COUNTY.  INTERSTATE 44 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 32 AND 50 WILL ALSO BE IMPACTED BY THIS STORM.