Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Harrison & Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

August 6th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

717 AM CDT TUE AUG 6 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA
NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 745 AM CDT

* AT 712 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BLAIR…OR
19 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

IMPACT…EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO MOBILE
HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BLAIR…MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…MODALE…NEOLA…HISTORICAL
VILLAGE WELCOME CENTER AND DESOTO BEND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. THIS STORM IS PRODUCING WIND DAMAGE
NEAR BLAIR. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.