Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 3-a.m. for parts of western/southwest Iowa

Weather

May 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

229 AM CDT MON MAY 27 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…EASTERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…EASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… UNTIL 300 AM CDT

* AT 229 AM CDT…A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM DANBURY TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF LOGAN TO OFFUTT AFB…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…OFFUTT AFB…PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…HARLAN…AVOCA…LOGAN…OAKLAND…MALVERN…TREYNOR…SHELBY…UNDERWOOD…CARSON…MINDEN…PACIFIC JUNCTION…EARLING…UTE…IRWIN AND PERSIA.

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.