Hazardous Weather Outlook for parts of w/sw Iowa, 10/4/13

Weather

October 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA, TODAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INITIALLY DEVELOP IN NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA NEAR AND AFTER 2 PM. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND INTO WEST CENTRAL IOWA THROUGH 7 PM. THEĀ  MAIN THREATS FROM THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE VERY LARGE
HAIL…SOME GREATER THAN 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…STRONG WIND GUSTS
AND TORNADOES.

OTHER THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG AND EAST OF A
LINE FROM NEAR FREMONT, NE, TO BEATRICE, NE. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP AFTER 4 PM AND MOVE EAST THROUGH EAST CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA BY 7 PM…AND ACROSS SOUTHWEST IOWA THROUGH 10 PM. LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS ACTIVITY.