Severe Thunderstorm warning issued for parts of the KJAN listening area

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

103 AM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  EASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  EASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  SOUTHERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT

* AT 1258 AM CDT...A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A
  LINE EXTENDING FROM MALVERN TO CLARINDA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60
  MPH.

HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  RED OAK...CLARINDA...SHENANDOAH...OAKLAND...VILLISCA...MALVERN...
  ESSEX...WALNUT...STANTON...CARSON...FARRAGUT...EMERSON...ELLIOTT...
  MACEDONIA...COIN...TABOR...COLLEGE SPRINGS...THURMAN...HASTINGS AND
  RANDOLPH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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