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Flood Warning continues for Adams County until 4-am Thu.

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1054 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR TAYLOR COUNTY.

A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT THURSDAY FOR ADAMS COUNTY. AT 1052 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED THAT FLOODING ACROSS  THE WARNED AREA CONTINUES. NUMEROUS SECONDARY ROADS ACROSS THE  COUNTY REMAIN CLOSED WITH WATER FLOWING OVER THEM.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
CORNING…LENOX…LAKE ICARIA…PRESCOTT…NODAWAY…KENT…CARBON…
LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK AND CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.
DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

Flood Warning until 1:30-p.m. for SE Page County

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

730 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR…SOUTHEASTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… UNTIL 130 PM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 724 AM CDT…THE RIVER GAGE ON THE EAST NODAWAY RIVER EAST OF
CLARINDA WAS REPORTING LEVELS ABOUT 4.5 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.
THIS IS DUE TO RUNOFF FROM THE HEAVY RAIN IN THE PAST 24 HOURS.
THIS IS AN EXTENSION OF THE PREVIOUS AREA FLOOD WARNING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
RURAL AREAS EAST AND SOUTH OF CLARINDA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 7/29/2015

Podcasts, Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic.

Flood Warning until 8-am Wed. for Page County

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR
EASTERN PAGE COUNTY

AT 323 AM CDT...THE RIVER GAGE ON THE EAST NODAWAY RIVER EAST OF
CLARINDA WAS AROUND 4 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW
THAT 3 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER PARTS OF PAGE COUNTY YESTERDAY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT COULD EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CLARINDA...BRADDYVILLE...SHAMBAUGH AND HEPBURN.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties, Wed. 7/29/15

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TODAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLEAR. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

FRIDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 80S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

SATURDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE MID 80S.

 

Flood Warning for Adams & Taylor County until 4-am Thursday

Weather

July 29th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

405 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR…TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 400 AM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 402 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLOODING ACROSS LARGE PORTIONS OF ADAMS COUNTY. THREE TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN FELL EARLIER IN THE NIGHT AND WHILE THE RAIN HAS NOW ENDED AND WATERS ARE BEGINNING TO RECEDE…RESIDUAL FLOODING WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT ROADS AND LOW LYING AREAS WELL INTO WEDNESDAY. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ANY ROAD CLOSURES.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… CORNING…BEDFORD…LENOX…LAKE ICARIA…NEW MARKET… CLEARFIELD…PRESCOTT…BLOCKTON…GRAVITY…NODAWAY… SHARPSBURG…KENT…CONWAY…CARBON…ATHELSTAN…CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK AND BEDFORD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.  DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

Flash Flood Warning for Adams & Taylor Counties

Weather

July 28th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1015 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 415 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 1010 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR ESTIMATED INDICATE THAT
  FOUR TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN WESTERN TAYLOR COUNTY.
  FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  CORNING...BEDFORD...LENOX...LAKE ICARIA...NEW MARKET...
  CLEARFIELD...PRESCOTT...BLOCKTON...GRAVITY...NODAWAY...
  SHARPSBURG...KENT...CONWAY...CARBON...CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...
  LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK...LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK AND
  BEDFORD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. LONG BRANCH CREEK...THE 102 RIVER AND
  EAST NODAWAY RIVER AND THEIR TRIBUTARIES MAY BE ESPECIALLY
  IMPACTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

Preliminary Storm Report for 7/28/15 event in western IA

Weather

July 28th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

8:00-p.m. Guthrie Center experienced 4.15 inches of rain for the day, 3.5-inches alone since 6-p.m. (Trained Weather Service Spotter observation)

 

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7:15pm Montgomery County

Weather

July 28th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

649 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 649 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ELLIOTT…OR 19 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORNING…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE

TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

ELLIOTT AND GRANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A

BUILDING.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Cass & area Counties

Weather

July 28th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

545 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 459 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM CDT

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST IOWA:

ADAIR ADAMS CASS FREMONT MADISON MONTGOMERY PAGE  RINGGOLD

TAYLOR UNION.

THE PRIMARY THREAT APPEARS TO FROM STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WITH DANGEROUS HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. THE POSSIBILITY OF A TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.