Severe Thunderstorms Warning: Audubon & Guthrie Counties

Weather

August 16th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

240 AM CDT THU AUG 16 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

* UNTIL 315 AM CDT

* AT 239 AM 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 7 MILES

NORTHEAST OF AUDUBON…OR 21 MILES SOUTH OF CARROLL…AND MOVING

EAST AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

GUTHRIE CENTER…PANORA…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE AND JAMAICA.

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.