SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: WESTERN POTT COUNTY

Weather

August 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
917 PM CDT TUE AUG 7 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
EXTREME NORTHEASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
WESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 915 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS
INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR FORT CALHOUN…OR 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…AND
MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
UNDERWOOD…CARTER LAKE…CRESCENT AND MCCLELLAND.

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.