Sacramento Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Kansas, Harvey

Record Report

Statement as of 1:31 AM CDT on May 24, 2015


... Record daily maximum rainfall set at Wichita eisenhower
National...

A record daily maximum rainfall of 1.98 inches was set at Wichita
eisenhower National Airport yesterday... may 23rd. This broke the old
record of 1.88 inches set in 1954.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on May 24, 2015


... On this date in weather history...

In 1990... four tornadoes roared across parts of central
Kansas... of which 2 reached F3 intensity. One massive F3
tornado... possessing a track 26 miles long and three
quarters of a mile wide... tore through Barton... Rice and
Ellsworth counties. Described as a huge black wall... the
tempest injured 6 and derailed 88 cars of a 125 car
freight train... some of which were stacked 3 to 4 cars
high. It caused around $500,000 damage. The second F3
tornado... believed to have touched down multiple
times... produced a path 60 miles long and around one
quarter mile wide across Rice... McPherson and Marion
counties. This tornado also hit a freight
train... derailing 87 of 103 cars. This second tornado
caused nearly $3 million damage in McPherson and Marion
counties alone. In 1962... severe thunderstorms wreaked
havoc over much of central and eastern Kansas.Reno and
Harvey counties were hit by 5 tornadoes of which 3
reached F3 intensity. Three of the tornadoes injured 6
and caused $500,000 damage. One F3 tornado destroyed a
bowling alley between Nickerson and Hutchinson... while a
second moved erratically between Burrton and Halstead.
The severe thunderstorms also bombarded these areas with
2 to 4 inch diameter hail.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
California - High Wind Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Georgia - Coastal Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Record Report
Kansas - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Maine - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Special Statement
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Flood Warning
Mississippi - Hydrologic Statement
Missouri - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch
Nebraska - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New York - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Rhode Island - Special Statement
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Wind Advisory , Hydrologic Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Wyoming - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
- Small Craft Advisory