Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Cass County & NW Adair County in Iowa

Weather

August 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

45 PM CDT TUE AUG 7 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 744 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND
  DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH.  THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 11
  MILES EAST OF ATLANTIC...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ANITA...BRIDGEWATER...MASSENA AND FONTANELLE.

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.