Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued August 09 at 11:49AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:49 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014
Expires: 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CHEROKEE COUNTY UNTIL 1230 PM
CDT...
AT 1147 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTH OF
SHERMAN TO FAULKNER TO 15 MILES SOUTHWEST OF MELROSE...MOVING EAST AT
25 MPH. PENNY SIZE HAIL...AND WINDS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH
THESE STORMS.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE BAXTER SPRINGS...CARONA...COLUMBUS...
CRESTLINE...FAULKNER...GALENA...HALLOWELL...LAWTON...LOWELL...
MELROSE...NEUTRAL...RIVERTON...ROSELAND...SCAMMON...SHERMAN...
SHERWIN...SKIDMORE...STIPPVILLE...TREECE...WEIR AND WEST MINERAL.
PEOPLE IN CHEROKEE COUNTY...INCLUDING WEST MINERAL...CARONA...
COLUMBUS...SCAMMON...TREECE...WEIR...BAXTER SPRINGS AND GALENA...
SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE
WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE
WEATHER THREATEN.

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