Large and dangerous tornado touches down in Kansas City, New York City Tornado Warning

Large and dangerous tornado touches down in Kansas City, New York City Tornado Warning

May 28, 2019– Mary Greeley News – TOPEKA, Kan. – A large and dangerous tornado touched down on the western edge of Kansas City, Kansas, Tuesday and was headed toward a heavily populated and popular entertainment and shopping area, the National Weather Service said.

The NWS issues a “tornado emergency” for the area known as the Legends Outlets for shopping near where the Kansas Speedway hosts NASCAR races.

Damage reports were not immediately available.

The NWS later expanded the tornado warning to include all of the Kansas City area including the part of the city in Missouri.

“The heart of KC is in this tornado warning! This is a dangerous situation. TAKE SHELTER NOW!” the NWS Kansas City office tweeted.

The tornado is part of a massive severe weather system in the central United States that has produced tornado activity for eight straight days.

Tornado warning issued for 3 N.J. counties, residents told to seek shelter.

A tornado warning was issued for parts of New Jersey on Tuesday night as fierce thunderstorms were sweeping through the state.

The National Weather Service issued the warning for Warren, Sussex and Morris counties until 9 p.m.

“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.”

A tornado warning indicates that severe weather is imminent in the area or is already occurring.

An officer from the Stanhope Police Department in Sussex County said police were at the scene at 28 Stanhope Sparta Road to assess damage. That is the location of Lenape Valley Regional High School.

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Forecasters warned that hail up to the size of a half dollar could fall in Warren, Sussex and Morris counties.

Ten counties were placed under a tornado watch on Tuesday afternoon as the storms began to barrel west from Pennsylvania to the Garden State.

Mary Greeley News

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