Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Cass/Adair/Adams Counties

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ADAIR IA-ADAMS IA-CASS IA-
507 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN
CASS…WESTERN ADAMS AND WESTERN ADAIR COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT…

AT 506 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHWEST
OF CORNING…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS…VEHICLES AND CROPS.
EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CARBON…CUMBERLAND…MASSENA…BRIDGEWATER…WIOTA…FONTANELLE AND
ANITA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ALL TYPES OF SEVERE
WEATHER…INCLUDING EXTREMELY LARGE HAIL…DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS AND TORNADOES. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER…SUCH AS IN AN
INTERIOR ROOM…A BATHROOM OR CLOSET…OR BASEMENT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!