Storm Spotters may be needed tonight…

News, Weather

August 15th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Area Counties: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

346 PM CDT WED AUG 15 2012

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

DAY ONE…THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT: THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO NORTHWESTERN IOWA THIS EVENING AND ACROSS THE REST OF THE AREA OVERNIGHT. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE…WITH DAMAGING WIND AND LARGE HAIL THE PRIMARY THREATS.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY: ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL TAPER OFF TO THE SOUTHEAST ON THURSDAY. THERE IS ALSO A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WEST ON SATURDAY…AND AGAIN AREA WIDE AROUND TUESDAY. SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH THIS PERIOD.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT: SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE THIS EVENING AND EARLY TONIGHT.