Severe Thunderstorm Warning:Adair/Dallas/Greene/Guthrie/Madison

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
614 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 610 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTH OF
  GREENFIELD...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...HALF DOLLAR 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...
  STUART...GUTHRIE CENTER...EARLHAM...PANORA...ADEL...DALLAS
  CENTER...PERRY...CASEY...MENLO...DEXTER...REDFIELD...LINDEN...
  YALE...BAGLEY...JAMAICA...MINBURN...PERRY AIRPORT AND DAWSON.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 84 AND 109.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ALL TYPES OF SEVERE
WEATHER...INCLUDING EXTREMELY LARGE HAIL...DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS AND TORNADOES. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER...SUCH AS IN AN
INTERIOR ROOM...A BATHROOM OR CLOSET...OR BASEMENT.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!