Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Central Pottawattamie County until 4:30-p.m. Sunday

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

346 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

NORTHWESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT

* AT 340 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR OFFUTT

AFB…OR 13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT

CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE

HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…OFFUTT AFB…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…

PACIFIC JUNCTION…NEOLA…CRESCENT AND MCCLELLAND.

THIS STORM PRODUCED DAMAGING WINDS IN PLATTSMOUTH AROUND 340 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA.