Hazardous Weather Outlook for Western/West Central IA

Weather

June 20th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Wed., June 20 2012 – NWS Des Moines (issued 4:58-a.m.)

A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS IS FORECAST FOR THIS AFTERNOON INTO TONIGHT AS A LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS LOOKS TO DEVELOP ALONG AND AHEAD OF A SHARP COLD FRONT. THE GREATEST SEVERE THREAT WITH THIS LINE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE DAMAGING WINDS AND LARGE HAIL…WHILE A LOWER THREAT OF A TORNADO EXIST. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THESE STORMS.

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.