Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Audubon County

Weather

May 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

319 AM CDT MON MAY 27 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
 
 * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
   AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHEASTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   WESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
 
 * UNTIL 400 AM CDT
 
 * AT 317 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR IRWIN…AND
   MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.
 
   HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
 
   SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.
 
   IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND
            DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.
 
 * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
   MANNING…AUDUBON…COON RAPIDS…KIMBALLTON…GRAY…TEMPLETON…
   AUDUBON AIRPORT…BRAYTON…EXIRA…WILLEY…DEDHAM…BAYARD AND
   CASEY.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
 BUILDING.
 
 TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
 FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!