Severe Thunderstorm Warning S. Central Pottawattamie County until 7:40-p.m.

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
641 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN EASTERN NEBRASKA...
  MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  EXTREME SOUTH CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  EAST CENTRAL SARPY COUNTY IN EASTERN NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 639 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED
  NEAR OFFUTT AFB...OR 14 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA...AND MOVING EAST
  AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BELLEVUE...OFFUTT AFB...PLATTSMOUTH...GLENWOOD...MALVERN...
  TREYNOR...PACIFIC JUNCTION...
  SILVER CITY AND HASTINGS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH...
DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR
PROTECTION...MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR
HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE
INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

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A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT THURSDAY
AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA.