Hazardous Weather Outlook (Updated for western IA)

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October 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

1153 AM CDT FRI OCT 4 2013
COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE

THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT….

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS OVER PARTS OF EXTREME EASTERN NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA. THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO INITIALLY DEVELOP IN EASTERN NEBRASKA AFTER 3 PM. THESE THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND INTO WESTERN IOWA THROUGH 7 PM. THE MAIN THREATS INITIALLY FROM THE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. AS THE LINE OF STORMS PUSHES TOWARD THE MISSOURI RIVER STRONGER INSTABILITY AND WIND SHEAR WILL ENHANCE STORM DEVELOPMENT WITH THEĀ  POTENTIAL FOR TORNADO DEVELOPMENT FOR AREAS ALONG THE MISSOURI RIVER INTO WESTERN IOWA.

THE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FAST MOVING AND PUSH EAST OUT OF THE AREA AFTER 9 PM.