Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Adams/Ringgold/Taylor/Union Counties

Weather

August 7th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

114 AM CDT WED AUG 7 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 200 AM CDT

* AT 110 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES NORTHEAST
OF CORNING…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

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

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. ONE AND A HALF INCH HAIL WAS REPORTED
AT 110 AM 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF CORNING.

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…
CRESTON…LENOX…PRESCOTT…CROMWELL…KENT…CRESTON AIRPORT…
CLEARFIELD…ARISPE…SHANNON CITY AND DIAGONAL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.