SEVERE WX UPDATE: WESTERN POTT COUNTY

Weather

August 7th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
934 PM CDT TUE AUG 7 2012

IAC155-NEC177-080300-
/O.CON.KOAX.SV.W.0204.000000T0000Z-120808T0300Z/
POTTAWATTAMIE IA-WASHINGTON NE-
934 PM CDT TUE AUG 7 2012

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM
CDT FOR WESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON
COUNTIES…

AT 929 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS INDICATED A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST
AT 15 MPH. THE STORM WAS WEAKENING…BUT COULD STILL PRODUCE WINDS
UP TO 60 MPH AND HAIL UP TO PENNY TO QUARTER SIZE.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
UNDERWOOD…CRESCENT AND MCCLELLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MILES
PER HOUR…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.