SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
827 PM CDT MON JUL 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 915 PM CDT

* AT 823 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NEVADA TO 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
COON RAPIDS…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PERRY…WOODWARD…GUTHRIE CENTER…PANORA…POLK CITY…DALLAS
CENTER…ANKENY…JOHNSTON…DAWSON…BOUTON…PERRY AIRPORT…
YALE…ALLEMAN…MINBURN…GRANGER…ELKHART…SAYLORVILLE LAKE AND
LINDEN.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 90 AND 102.

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.