Severe Thunderstorm Warning SE Audubon & NW Cass Counties until 8:15-p.m.

Weather

March 29th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

725 PM CDT THU MAR 29 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 724 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL.  THIS
  STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ATLANTIC...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  WIOTA...BRAYTON...ANITA AND EXIRA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 73.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE IN A
MOBILE HOME...GET OUT NOW...AND SEEK SHELTER IN A REINFORCED
BUILDING.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING CONTINUOUSLY WITH THIS STORM.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN DES MOINES.