Tornado WARNING for central Kiowa County - includes Chivington and Brandon

PROMO Graphic - Weather Tornado WARNING - Chris Sorensen
Published Monday, June 17, 2019

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MAP Tornado Warning for Central Kiowa County - June 17, 2019
Tornado Warning for Central Kiowa County - June 17, 2019

Statement from the National Weather Service:

A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM MDT FOR EASTERN
KIOWA COUNTY...

At 332 PM MDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Chivington, or 23 miles north of Lamar, moving north
at 5 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado and two inch hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
         shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage
         to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree damage is
         likely.

This dangerous storm will be near...
  Chivington around 355 PM MDT.
  Brandon around 400 PM MDT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to
flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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