Hail Map for Otis, KS

The Otis, KS area has had 5 reports of on-the-ground hail by trained spotters, and has been under severe weather warnings 34 times during the past 12 months. Doppler radar has detected hail at or near Otis, KS on 71 occasions, including 5 occasions during the past year.

Name: Otis, KS
Where Located: 27.6 miles SSE of Hays, KS
Map: Google Map for Otis, KS
Population: 282
Housing Units: 169
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Hail and Wind Damage Spotted near Otis, KS

Date / Time Report Details
8/18/2019 1:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/18/2019 1:12 AM CDT At 109 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near gorham to near loretta, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/18/2019 1:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/18/2019 1:31 AM CDT At 109 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near gorham to near loretta, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/13/2019 8:48 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/13/2019 8:51 PM CDT At 848 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles north of olmitz to near radium to near macksville, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. locations impacted include, larned, kinsley, la crosse, st. John, macksville, lewis, otis, bison, garfield, rush center, rozel, liebenthal, belpre, timken, seward, ash valley, radium, sanford, loretta and frizell.
8/13/2019 8:33 PM CDT Time estimated from rada in barton county KS, 8.8 miles SW of Otis, KS
8/13/2019 8:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/13/2019 8:24 PM CDT At 821 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near victoria, moving southeast at 25 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and golf ball size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. locations impacted include, hays, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, loretta, emmeram, yocemento, pfeifer, toulon and munjor. There have been numerous reports of wind damage in and around hays from estimated and measured 75 mph wind gusts.
8/13/2019 8:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/13/2019 8:16 PM CDT At 813 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near munjor to near garfield, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
8/13/2019 7:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/13/2019 7:59 PM CDT At 756 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near hays, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/31/2019 8:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/31/2019 8:09 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for rush county will expire at 815 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.
7/31/2019 7:35 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/31/2019 7:38 PM CDT At 720 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/31/2019 7:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/31/2019 7:23 PM CDT At 720 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/9/2019 2:05 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/9/2019 2:08 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for rush and southeastern ellis counties will expire at 215 am cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 300 am cdt for central kansas.
6/9/2019 1:39 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/9/2019 1:43 AM CDT At 138 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near emmeram to near loretta to 7 miles south of nekoma, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/9/2019 1:30 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/9/2019 1:33 AM CDT At 130 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near catherine to near la crosse to 6 miles south of bazine, moving southeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, ness city, la crosse, victoria, walker, bazine, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, alexander, emmeram, yocemento, nekoma, hargrave and pfeifer.
6/9/2019 1:17 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/9/2019 1:20 AM CDT At 117 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northwest of catherine to near mccracken to near ness city, moving southeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, ness city, la crosse, victoria, walker, bazine, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, alexander, brownell, emmeram, yocemento, nekoma and hargrave.
6/9/2019 12:51 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/9/2019 12:54 AM CDT At 1251 am cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 9 miles south of zurich to near beeler, moving southeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/27/2019 12:00 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/27/2019 12:03 AM CDT At 1159 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near ellis to 7 miles northwest of pawnee rock, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
5/17/2019 9:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/17/2019 9:30 PM CDT At 926 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles south of burdett, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/6/2019 11:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/6/2019 11:14 PM CDT The national weather service in dodge city has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. pawnee county in south central kansas. northwestern stafford county in south central kansas. eastern rush county in central kansas. East central edwards county in south central kansas.
4/29/2019 12:51 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/29/2019 12:54 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern pawnee and southeastern rush counties will expire at 100 am cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
4/29/2019 12:34 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/29/2019 12:38 AM CDT At 1233 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near shaffer, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. Damage to vehicles is expected. Locations impacted include, otis, bison, timken, ash valley and shaffer.
4/29/2019 12:09 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/29/2019 12:14 AM CDT At 1208 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near nekoma, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles.
4/28/2019 10:16 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/28/2019 10:19 PM CDT At 1016 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near emmeram to near timken, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, la crosse, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, rush center, liebenthal, timken, emmeram, munjor, loretta, pfeifer, toulon, shaffer and antonino.
4/28/2019 9:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/28/2019 10:03 PM CDT At 958 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from yocemento to near nekoma, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/21/2019 8:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/21/2019 8:58 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern pawnee and eastern rush counties will expire at 900 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with this thunderstorm.
4/21/2019 8:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/21/2019 8:34 PM CDT At 828 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near shaffer, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, larned, otis, bison, rush center, rozel, timken, ash valley, sanford, frizell and shaffer.
4/21/2019 8:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/21/2019 8:13 PM CDT At 807 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near rush center, moving northeast at 35 mph. this replaces the previous warning for ellis and rush counties (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
4/21/2019 7:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/21/2019 8:00 PM CDT At 756 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near loretta, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, schoenchen, liebenthal, loretta, emmeram, pfeifer, toulon and munjor.
4/21/2019 7:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/21/2019 7:33 PM CDT At 729 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles south of plainville, or 14 miles northwest of catherine, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, ellis, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, schoenchen, ogallah, liebenthal, emmeram, yocemento, munjor, loretta, riga, pfeifer, toulon and antonino.
4/21/2019 7:16 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 4/21/2019 7:21 PM CDT At 716 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 9 miles north of ellis, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
10/5/2018 7:19 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 10/5/2018 7:22 PM CDT At 718 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles northeast of otis, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison and loretta.
10/5/2018 7:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 10/5/2018 7:05 PM CDT At 659 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near la crosse, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, liebenthal, loretta and pfeifer.
10/5/2018 6:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 10/5/2018 6:52 PM CDT At 647 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles northeast of nekoma, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
9/2/2018 5:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 9/2/2018 5:22 PM CDT At 518 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near ash valley, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, otis, timken, ash valley and shaffer.
9/2/2018 5:01 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 9/2/2018 5:07 PM CDT At 500 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles west of ash valley, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated and public report). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. at 455 pm cdt, a citizen reported ping ping ball size hail 7 miles north northeast of rozel. Locations impacted include, otis, bison, rush center, timken, ash valley and shaffer.
9/2/2018 4:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 9/2/2018 4:45 PM CDT At 441 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles north of rozel, moving northeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. This warning replaces the previous warning for portions of pawnee and rush county.
8/19/2018 7:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/19/2018 7:28 PM CDT At 724 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles east of pfeifer, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, otis, bison, timken, pfeifer, loretta and shaffer.
8/19/2018 7:09 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/19/2018 7:12 PM CDT At 708 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles east of munjor, moving southeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/27/2018 5:56 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/27/2018 6:05 PM CDT At 556 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near bison, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, timken, ash valley and shaffer.
7/27/2018 5:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/27/2018 5:45 PM CDT At 541 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles north of la crosse, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/26/2018 8:48 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/26/2018 8:53 AM CDT At 847 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, timken, nekoma, hargrave and shaffer.
6/26/2018 8:26 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/26/2018 8:31 AM CDT At 826 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near hargrave, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/24/2018 8:33 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/24/2018 8:36 PM CDT At 832 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles southwest of zurich to 4 miles northeast of brownell, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, ellis, wakeeney, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, ogallah, collyer, liebenthal, brownell, emmeram, trego center, yocemento, cedar bluff, munjor, loretta and riga.
6/24/2018 8:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/24/2018 8:10 PM CDT At 804 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles northeast of voda to 3 miles northeast of utica, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
6/19/2018 11:27 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern pawnee, eastern rush and eastern ellis counties will expire at 1130 pm cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 500 am cdt for south central kansas.
6/19/2018 11:20 PM CDT At 1120 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles northeast of emmeram to 3 miles southwest of ash valley, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, victoria, walker, otis, bison, timken, ash valley, loretta, emmeram, pfeifer and shaffer.
6/19/2018 10:55 PM CDT At 1054 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 3 miles west of codell to near ash valley, moving east at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/19/2018 10:29 PM CDT At 1028 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles south of palco to 6 miles south of brownell, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/19/2018 10:19 PM CDT At 957 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles north of wakeeney to 4 miles north of ness city, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, ellis, wakeeney, la crosse, victoria, walker, catherine, ransom, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, ogallah, utica, collyer, liebenthal, timken, brownell, emmeram and yocemento.
6/19/2018 9:57 PM CDT At 957 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 11 miles north of wakeeney to 4 miles north of ness city, moving east at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, ellis, wakeeney, la crosse, victoria, walker, catherine, ransom, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, ogallah, utica, collyer, liebenthal, timken, brownell, emmeram and yocemento.
6/19/2018 9:37 PM CDT At 936 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles northeast of quinter to 5 miles north of alamota, moving east at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. Damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/28/2018 8:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/28/2018 8:54 PM CDT At 850 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 3 miles south of ellis to 6 miles northwest of burdett, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/13/2018 10:00 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/13/2018 10:03 PM CDT At 940 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of antonino, moving northeast at 35 mph. this warning replaces the expiring warning (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/13/2018 9:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/13/2018 9:46 PM CDT At 940 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles west of antonino, moving northeast at 35 mph. this warning replaces the expiring warning (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/2/2018 2:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/2/2018 2:45 PM CDT At 239 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of albert, or 7 miles south of shaffer, moving north at 30 mph (public). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. locations impacted include, larned, otis, garfield, timken, ash valley, frizell, zook and shaffer. ping pong ball sized hail was reported with this storm 9 miles south of larned at 2:28 pm. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for south central and central kansas.
5/2/2018 2:25 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/2/2018 2:33 PM CDT At 225 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles north of larned, moving north at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/1/2018 5:21 PM CDT Golf Ball sized hail reported 5.9 miles WSW of Otis, KS
5/1/2018 5:09 PM CDT Tennis Ball sized hail reported 0.4 miles NNW of Otis, KS
5/1/2018 4:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/1/2018 5:03 PM CDT At 458 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles northwest of otis, moving northeast at 55 mph (public). Hazards include tennis ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/1/2018 4:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/1/2018 4:46 PM CDT At 442 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located very near rush center, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and tennis ball size hail. 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, bison and timken around 450 pm cdt. otis around 500 pm cdt. This storm has also produced quarter sized hail 16 miles southwest of la crosse at 4:25 pm.
5/1/2018 4:31 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/1/2018 4:34 PM CDT A tornado warning remains in effect until 500 pm cdt for rush county. at 431 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 6 miles south of nekoma, moving northeast at 45 mph. hazard. tornado and tennis ball size hail. source. Radar indicated rotation.
5/1/2018 4:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/1/2018 4:31 PM CDT At 426 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 6 miles south of nekoma, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and tennis ball size hail. 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, nekoma around 430 pm cdt. rush center around 435 pm cdt. la crosse around 440 pm cdt. Bison and timken around 445 pm cdt.
5/1/2018 4:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/1/2018 4:15 PM CDT At 410 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 7 miles northwest of burdett, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and tennis ball size hail. 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, nekoma around 430 pm cdt. la crosse and rush center around 435 pm cdt. Bison and timken around 440 pm cdt.
10/6/2017 7:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 10/6/2017 7:10 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for eastern rush county will expire at 715 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1100 pm cdt for central kansas.
10/6/2017 6:40 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 10/6/2017 6:45 PM CDT At 640 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near rush center, or 5 miles southeast of la crosse, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, timken and shaffer.
10/6/2017 6:30 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 10/6/2017 6:36 PM CDT At 630 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles south of nekoma, or 9 miles southwest of la crosse, moving northeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/10/2017 4:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/10/2017 4:32 PM CDT At 427 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near shaffer, or 11 miles east of la crosse, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, otis, bison, timken and shaffer.
8/10/2017 4:14 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/10/2017 4:19 PM CDT At 414 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near bison, or 6 miles east of la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
8/10/2017 4:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 8/10/2017 4:07 PM CDT At 404 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles southwest of loretta, or 7 miles northeast of la crosse, moving southeast at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/22/2017 9:41 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 8.2 miles SSW of Otis, KS
6/22/2017 9:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/22/2017 9:40 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern rush and southeastern ellis counties will expire at 945 pm cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire.
6/22/2017 9:27 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/22/2017 9:31 PM CDT At 926 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles east of loretta, or 15 miles northeast of la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, victoria, otis, bison, schoenchen, liebenthal, walker, munjor, loretta, pfeifer and toulon.
6/22/2017 9:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/22/2017 9:29 PM CDT At 915 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pfeifer, or 12 miles southeast of hays, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, la crosse, victoria, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, walker, alexander, nekoma, munjor, antonino, emmeram, loretta, pfeifer and toulon.
6/22/2017 8:53 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/22/2017 9:28 PM CDT At 853 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near schoenchen, or 11 miles north of la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/18/2017 12:43 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/18/2017 12:47 AM CDT At 1242 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near nekoma, or 10 miles southwest of la crosse, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, liebenthal, timken, alexander, nekoma, loretta, shaffer and hargrave.
6/18/2017 12:16 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/18/2017 12:20 AM CDT At 1216 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles northeast of ness city, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/15/2017 4:46 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 0.3 miles SSW of Otis, KS
6/15/2017 4:41 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/15/2017 4:45 PM CDT At 441 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near bison, or 7 miles east of la crosse, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, liebenthal, timken, loretta and shaffer.
6/15/2017 4:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/15/2017 4:32 PM CDT At 427 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles southeast of loretta, or 11 miles northeast of la crosse, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/15/2017 4:15 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/15/2017 4:19 PM CDT At 415 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near loretta, or 9 miles northeast of la crosse, moving southeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, la crosse, victoria, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, walker, alexander, ash valley, nekoma, munjor, antonino, loretta, pfeifer, toulon and shaffer.
6/15/2017 3:43 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/15/2017 3:47 PM CDT The national weather service in dodge city has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. northern pawnee county in south central kansas. rush county in central kansas. southern ellis county in central kansas. Until 430 pm cdt.
6/15/2017 3:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/15/2017 3:22 PM CDT At 317 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near schoenchen, or 11 miles north of la crosse, moving southeast at 20 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, otis, schoenchen, liebenthal, antonino, loretta and pfeifer.
6/15/2017 3:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/15/2017 3:06 PM CDT At 301 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near antonino, or 9 miles south of hays, moving southeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
6/13/2017 8:22 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/13/2017 8:25 PM CDT At 822 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles southwest of timken, or 7 miles southeast of la crosse, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include up to ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
6/13/2017 5:34 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/13/2017 5:38 PM CDT At 534 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near burdett, or 21 miles north of kinsley, moving northeast at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/25/2017 11:11 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern rush and southeastern ellis counties will expire at 1115 pm cdt. the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and has exited the warned area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. However gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.
5/25/2017 10:58 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 11:01 PM CDT At 1058 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near otis, or 12 miles east of la crosse, moving east at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, otis, bison, timken, loretta and pfeifer.
5/25/2017 10:36 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 10:40 PM CDT At 1036 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near la crosse, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, victoria, otis, bison, schoenchen, rush center, liebenthal, timken, walker, munjor, loretta, pfeifer, toulon and hays regional airport.
5/25/2017 10:21 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 10:24 PM CDT At 1021 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near hargrave, or 7 miles northwest of la crosse, moving east at 35 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/25/2017 8:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 9:02 PM CDT At 856 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near hays, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, victoria, catherine, otis, schoenchen, liebenthal, walker, munjor, antonino, emmeram, loretta, pfeifer, yocemento, toulon and hays regional airport.
5/25/2017 8:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 8:53 PM CDT At 850 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near yocemento, or 4 miles west of hays, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, la crosse, ellis, victoria, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, walker, alexander, nekoma, antonino, munjor, emmeram, loretta and pfeifer.
5/25/2017 8:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 8:40 PM CDT At 837 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles west of antonino, or 14 miles southwest of hays, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, la crosse, ellis, victoria, bazine, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, walker, alexander, nekoma, brownell, antonino, munjor and emmeram.
5/25/2017 8:28 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/25/2017 8:31 PM CDT At 827 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles east of cedar bluff reservoir, or 18 miles southeast of wakeeney, moving east at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/18/2017 5:13 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/18/2017 5:20 PM CDT At 513 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near ash valley, or 12 miles northwest of larned, moving northeast at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/18/2017 4:57 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/18/2017 5:02 PM CDT At 456 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 6 miles northwest of pawnee rock, or 11 miles north of larned, moving northeast at 20 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and tennis ball size hail. 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, shaffer around 510 pm cdt.
5/18/2017 4:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/18/2017 4:45 PM CDT At 442 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 3 miles north of frizell, or 7 miles west of larned, moving north at 25 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and tennis ball size hail. 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, ash valley around 455 pm cdt. rush center and timken around 515 pm cdt. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include fort larned historic site.
5/18/2017 4:07 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/18/2017 4:11 PM CDT At 407 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near garfield, or 11 miles southwest of larned, moving north at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
5/16/2017 11:27 PM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for eastern pawnee, stafford, eastern rush and north central pratt counties will expire at 1130 pm cdt, the storms which prompted the warning have weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore the warning will be allowed to expire. however gusty winds and heavy rain are still possible with these thunderstorms. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 500 am cdt for south central kansas.
5/16/2017 11:18 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/16/2017 11:21 PM CDT At 1118 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near shaffer to 4 miles north of byers, moving northeast at 60 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, saint john, stafford, macksville, otis, bison, hudson, timken, seward, byers, radium, dillwyn, shaffer, little salt marsh at quivira refuge and big salt marsh at quivira refuge.
5/16/2017 11:02 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/16/2017 11:05 PM CDT At 1101 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 5 miles southwest of ash valley to 5 miles north of wellsford, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, larned, saint john, stafford, macksville, otis, bison, garfield, rush center, hudson, belpre, timken, seward, ash valley, byers, radium, wellsford, trousdale, hopewell, loretta and dillwyn.
5/16/2017 10:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/16/2017 10:53 PM CDT At 1049 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 2 miles south of rozel to 2 miles west of haviland, moving northeast at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.
5/16/2017 6:12 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/16/2017 6:15 PM CDT At 612 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near shaffer, or 14 miles northwest of great bend, moving northeast at 45 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. locations impacted include, victoria, otis, bison, liebenthal, walker, loretta, pfeifer and shaffer. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for central kansas.
5/16/2017 5:47 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/16/2017 5:50 PM CDT At 547 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near bison, or 5 miles east of la crosse, moving northeast at 45 mph. this is a very dangerous storm (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and ping pong ball size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely.
5/16/2017 1:30 AM CDT Large tree limbs reported down in otis. winds due to heat burst event. report received via social medi in rush county KS, 0.3 miles SSW of Otis, KS
12/25/2016 11:38 AM CST Heavy rainfall with visibility 1/8th mile in barton county KS, 8.8 miles SW of Otis, KS
12/25/2016 10:45 AM CST Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 12/25/2016 10:48 AM CST At 1045 am cst, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles east of cedar bluff reservoir, or 18 miles west of hays, moving northeast at 50 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts. expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees
8/11/2016 6:20 PM CDT 2 power poles down on k in rush county KS, 1 miles ESE of Otis, KS
7/13/2016 6:21 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/13/2016 6:24 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for northeastern rush and ellis counties will expire at 630 am cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has moved out of the area. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. a severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 1000 am cdt for central kansas.
7/13/2016 6:19 AM CDT Galatia fire chief estimates winds in excess of 60 mp in barton county KS, 8.8 miles SW of Otis, KS
7/13/2016 6:03 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/13/2016 6:06 AM CDT At 601 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles east of munjor, moving east at 40 mph. a wind gust of 62 mph was reported at the hays airport at 555 am cdt (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect considerable tree damage. damage is likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include, hays, la crosse, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, liebenthal, timken, toulon, yocemento, loretta, shaffer, emmeram, hargrave, munjor, pfeifer and antonino.
7/13/2016 5:36 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/13/2016 5:39 AM CDT At 535 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles southwest of yocemento, moving east at 40 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. Expect damage to roofs. siding. And trees.
7/12/2016 1:10 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/12/2016 1:14 AM CDT The severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern rush and north central pawnee counties will expire at 115 am cdt, the storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits, and no longer pose an immediate threat to life or property. therefore, the warning will be allowed to expire. however small hail and gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.
7/12/2016 12:58 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/12/2016 1:02 AM CDT At 1258 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles south of rush center, moving northeast at 25 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center and timken.
7/12/2016 12:40 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/12/2016 12:43 AM CDT At 1239 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of nekoma, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, mccracken, rush center, liebenthal, timken, alexander, loretta, nekoma and hargrave.
7/12/2016 12:13 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/12/2016 12:16 AM CDT At 1213 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 6 miles south of alexander, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees.
7/5/2016 11:20 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/5/2016 11:24 PM CDT At 1118 pm cdt, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 6 miles south of brownell to 4 miles northwest of kalvesta, moving southeast at 60 mph. these are very dangerous storms (radar indicated). Hazards include 80 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. mobile homes will be heavily damaged. expect considerable damage to roofs, windows and vehicles. Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely.
7/2/2016 7:17 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/2/2016 7:22 PM CDT At 717 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 4 miles south of timken, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and two inch hail. 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, shaffer around 730 pm cdt.
7/2/2016 7:06 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/2/2016 7:10 PM CDT At 705 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 4 miles southeast of rush center, moving east at 20 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and ping pong ball size hail. 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, timken around 715 pm cdt. Shaffer around 730 pm cdt.
7/2/2016 6:01 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/2/2016 6:05 PM CDT At 601 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near shaffer, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated rotation). Hazards include tornado and ping pong ball size hail. 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, otis around 605 pm cdt.
7/2/2016 5:42 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/2/2016 5:47 PM CDT At 542 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles northeast of bison, moving east at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, otis, bison, rush center, timken and loretta.
7/2/2016 5:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/2/2016 5:14 PM CDT At 511 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near rush center, moving northeast at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
7/2/2016 12:20 AM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/2/2016 12:24 AM CDT At 1220 am cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles west of garfield, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include quarter size hail. damage to vehicles is expected
6/17/2016 7:26 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/17/2016 7:30 PM CDT At 726 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles northeast of mccracken, moving south at 15 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include up to two inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include, hays, ellis, la crosse, victoria, walker, catherine, otis, bison, schoenchen, mccracken, ogallah, liebenthal, riga, yocemento, munjor, cedar bluff, toulon, antonino, loretta and emmeram.
6/17/2016 7:11 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 6/17/2016 7:14 PM CDT At 711 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles north of mccracken, moving south at 10 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include up to ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees.
5/26/2016 3:04 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/26/2016 3:10 PM CDT At 304 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bison, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, timken, shaffer and loretta. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for central kansas.
5/26/2016 2:59 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/26/2016 3:04 PM CDT At 258 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located very near bison, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, liebenthal, timken, loretta, shaffer and hargrave. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for central kansas.
5/26/2016 2:54 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/26/2016 2:57 PM CDT At 253 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near timken, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, liebenthal, timken, loretta, nekoma, shaffer and hargrave. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for south central kansas.
5/26/2016 2:46 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/26/2016 2:49 PM CDT At 246 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 4 miles southeast of rush center, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. locations impacted include, larned, la crosse, otis, bison, rush center, liebenthal, timken, ash valley, loretta, nekoma, shaffer and hargrave. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for south central kansas.
5/26/2016 2:37 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/26/2016 2:40 PM CDT At 237 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles northwest of ash valley, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include tennis ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings.
5/8/2016 6:50 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/8/2016 6:53 PM CDT At 649 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near pfeifer, moving north at 55 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include golf ball size hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings. trained spotters reported half dollar size hail near bison. locations impacted include, la crosse, otis, bison, schoenchen, liebenthal, antonino, loretta and pfeifer. A tornado watch remains in effect until 1000 pm cdt for central kansas.
5/8/2016 6:38 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 5/8/2016 6:41 PM CDT At 638 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located near bison, moving north at 45 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include two inch hail and 70 mph wind gusts. People and animals outdoors will be injured. expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows and vehicles. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings.
8/8/2015 5:15 PM CDT 3 inch diameter tree branches fel in rush county KS, 3.5 miles NE of Otis, KS
7/17/2015 9:05 PM CDT Radar Image for Severe Thunderstorms near Otis, KS at 7/17/2015 9:08 PM CDT At 905 pm cdt, a severe thunderstorm was located 3 miles west of timken, moving northeast at 30 mph (radar indicated). Hazards include 70 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs and outbuildings.
4/2/2015 10:55 PM CDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 1145 pm cdt for eastern pawnee. stafford. eastern rush and east central edwards counties. at 1054 pm cdt. severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near loretta to 6 miles southwest of albert to near belpre. Moving east at 35 mph.
4/2/2015 10:42 PM CDT The national weather service in dodge city has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. pawnee county in south central kansas. stafford county in south central kansas. rush county in central kansas. East central edwards county in south central kansas.
4/2/2015 10:20 PM CDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 1045 pm cdt for northern rush and southern ellis counties. at 1019 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles southwest of antonino. moving east at 45 mph. hazard. 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. source. Radar indicated.
4/2/2015 10:06 PM CDT A severe thunderstorm warning remains in effect until 1045 pm cdt for southeastern trego. northern rush. northeastern ness and southern ellis counties. at 1006 pm cdt. a severe thunderstorm was located over cedar bluff. moving east at 35 mph. hazard. 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail.
4/2/2015 9:50 PM CDT The national weather service in dodge city has issued a * severe thunderstorm warning for. eastern trego county in west central kansas. northern rush county in central kansas. northeastern ness county in west central kansas. Ellis county in central kansas.
9/9/2014 9:50 PM CDT Law enforcement report power lines and trees dow in barton county KS, 3.5 miles SSW of Otis, KS
6/27/2013 4:39 PM CDT Measured by ksn weatherlab network station at the otis-bison high schoo in rush county KS, 0.4 miles NNW of Otis, KS
4/14/2012 7:47 PM CDT Quarter sized hail reported 12.2 miles N of Otis, KS
4/14/2012 12:45 PM CDT A 60x120 foot metal barn was dest in rush county KS, 8.6 miles SSE of Otis, KS
1/1/0001 12:00 AM An experienced storm spottered estimated a 70 mph wind gust in far eastern rush count in rush county KS, 1.1 miles N of Otis, KS
1/1/0001 12:00 AM Tree limbs one inch in diameter were down. winds were estimated at 60 mp in rush county KS, 8.6 miles SSE of Otis, KS