Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 2:30-a.m. western IA counties…

Weather

May 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

218 AM CDT MON MAY 27 2013

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 230 AM CDT FOR EASTERN MONONA…HARRISON…WESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE…EASTERN WASHINGTON…EXTREME NORTHEASTERN SARPY AND DOUGLAS COUNTIES… AT 215 AM CDT…A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF SMITHLAND TO PISGAH TO MILLARD…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…LA VISTA…MILLARD…BLAIR…RALSTON… ELKHORN…MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…FORT CALHOUN…MONDAMIN…UTE…PISGAH…MODALE…MOORHEAD…CHALCO…CARTER LAKE…WOODBINE…MAPLETON AND BENNINGTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.