Severe Weather Statement: Adams/Taylor/Ringgold Counties

Weather

May 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

1148 PM CDT MON MAY 27 2013 TAYLOR IA-RINGGOLD IA-ADAMS IA-

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHERN ADAMS…WESTERN RINGGOLD AND TAYLOR COUNTIES UNTIL 1230 AM CDT… AT 1142 PM CDT…A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF CLARINDA TO 13 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GRANT CITY…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES. THIS STORM HAD A HISTORY OF DAMAGING WINDS AS IT MOVED ACROSS NORTHWEST MISSOURI. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… BEDFORD…CORNING…LENOX…NODAWAY…GRAVITY…ATHELSTAN…CONWAY…SHARPSBURG…BLOCKTON…REDDING…MALOY…CLEARFIELD…PRESCOTT…DELPHOS AND BENTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!