Hazardous Weather Outlook (Update) for western Iowa

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD

248 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT MORE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY EARLY EVENING AND SPREAD NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA INTO TONIGHT. SIGNIFICANT SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING WITH ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER POSSIBLE. GOLF BALL HAIL…DAMAGING SURFACE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60MPH AND A FEW TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THIS TIME.

MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY….SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM TIME TO TIME ON MONDAY INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY. THERE IS THE THREAT FOR SEVERE WEATHER MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING AS WELL AS AGAIN ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. MAIN THREAT WILL BE FROM LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ALTHOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING FOR THE OUTLOOK AREA. ADDITIONAL SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED FROM TIME TO TIME EARLY IN THE WORK WEEK.