Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Audubon/Norther Guthrie Counties

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June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

816 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
 
 * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
   NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
 
 * UNTIL 900 PM CDT
 
 * AT 811 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COON
   RAPIDS…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.
 
   HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
 
   SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.
 
   IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
            ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.
 
 * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
   GUTHRIE CENTER…COON RAPIDS…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE AND SCRANTON.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
 BUILDING.
 
 TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
 FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!