MIKE NOLL, 54, of Griswold (Svcs. Pending)

Obituaries

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

MIKE NOLL, 54, of Griswold, died Wed., June 29th. Services for MIKE NOLL are pending at the Duhn Funeral Home in Griswold.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 7:15-PM FOR WEST CENTRAL POTT. COUNTY

Weather

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

648 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

WEST CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 648 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER UNDERWOOD…OR 17 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

UNDERWOOD AND MCCLELLAND. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 8 AND 20.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

TORNADO WARNING UNTIL 7-PM FOR N. CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY

Weather

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

624 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…

NORTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 624 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 4 MILES NORTH OF UNDERWOOD…OR 20 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFIRMED TORNADO.

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.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR…

UNDERWOOD AROUND 645 PM CDT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 17 AND 20.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. 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.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING S.E. HARRISON/N. CENTRAL POTT. COUNTIES

Weather

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

559 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

NORTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 559 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 4 MILES

SOUTHWEST OF PERSIA…OR 27 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING

SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…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…

UNDERWOOD…MINDEN…PERSIA…NEOLA…

MCCLELLAND AND ARROWHEAD PARK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 31.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

 

TORNADO WARNING: SE HARRISON/N.CENTRAL POTT. COUNTIES

Weather

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

557 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…NORTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 557 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF PERSIA…OR 26 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT CONFIRMED TORNADO.

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 TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON AND NORTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES… INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: NEOLA.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. 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.

 

Update – Griswold man dies in Cass County crash

News

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The Iowa State Patrol has released additional information on a fatal motorcycle accident that took place early this (Wednesday) afternoon. Officials report 56-year old Michael Douglas Noll, of Griswold, died from injuries he suffered when his 2010 Harley Davidson struck the left front wheel of a 2011 John Deere crop sprayer, as Noll was passing the machine, which was turning left into a residential driveway.

The accident happened at around 12:50-p.m.on Highway 92, near 612th Street. Noll was traveling eastbound when the collision occurred. He died at the scene. The driver of the sprayer, 17-year old Marty Pelzer, of Griswold, was not hurt.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Shelby/Harrison Counties

Weather

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

455 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 455 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTH OF
  DUNLAP...OR 21 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON...MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WOODBINE...PANAMA...PORTSMOUTH AND SCHABEN PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Iowa DCI, FBI Investigating Robbery, Shooting at Fort Madison Bank

News

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Iowa Department of Public Safety are investigating a bank robbery and officer-involved shooting in eastern Iowa. Authorities say at approximately 10:11-a.m. today (Wednesday), the Lee County Communication Center received a 911 call in reference to a bank robbery at the Fort Madison Bank and Trust Co. located at 1206 48th Street in Fort Madison.

The Fort Madison Police Department and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrived at the bank at approximately 10:12 AM and discovered a male subject running from the bank in a southerly direction with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency.  As they approached the suspect, he fired multiple rounds in the direction of the officers, striking a patrol squad.  Officers returned fire and one round struck the suspect in the torso.  He was transported to the Fort Madison Community Hospital where he was pronounced dead.  The responding officers were not injured.

The name of the suspect will not be released at this time, pending an autopsy.  The two Fort Madison police officers who returned fire have been placed on administrative leave, per the policy of the Fort Madison Police Department.

The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) were called to investigate the incident.  Also assisting with the investigation is the Iowa Department of Public Safety’s (DPS) Iowa State Patrol (ISP), Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Natural Resource and the Lee County Attorney’s Office.

Special Weather Statement for Crawford County

Weather

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

433 PM CDT WED JUN 29 2016

…STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SOUTHWEST CRAWFORD COUNTY…

AT 432 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR DUNLAP…OR 18 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… DUNLAP.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY…SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

Police ID man shot and killed by Iowa police

News

June 29th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

BOONE, Iowa (AP) — Police have identified the Boone man shot and killed by officers earlier this week, as well as the officers involved in the shooting. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation reports that 28–year-old Michael Disbrowe died at a hospital after being shot Monday by Police Sgt. Nathan Kester and Officer Joseph Slight. Kester is a 14-year veteran of the force; Slight has served for a year.

The officers have been placed on paid administrative leave until completion of the investigation, per department policy. Investigators say officers were dispatched around 10:15 p.m. Monday after a 911 caller reported an armed man was threatening people. Officers say they found Disbrowe, who pulled a gun from his waistband. The officers say they fired after Disbrowe aimed the gun at them and began to advance.