SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NE GUTHRIE COUNTY

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August 8th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

301 PM CDT WED AUG 8 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHWESTERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 259 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF JEFFERSON TO GUTHRIE CENTER…AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…PANORA…PERRY…YALE…JAMAICA…RIPPEY…DAWSON…BERKLEY AND PERRY AIRPORT.

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 REINFORCEDĀ  BUILDING.