Hazardous Weather Outlook: Western/Central IA, 10/4/13

Weather

October 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS

THERE IS A MODERATE RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER LATE THIS AFTERNOON
AND THROUGH THE EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS
MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON WITH QUARTER SIZED HAIL AND 60 MPH
WINDS POSSIBLE. SIGNIFICANT SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATER TODAY
DURING THE MODERATE RISK TIME FRAME. VERY LARGE HAIL GOLF BALL
SIZED OR LARGER…70 MPH WINDS AND A FEW TORNADOES ARE ALL
POSSIBLE. A STRONG TORNADO MAY OCCUR.

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY FROM 3 PM TO MIDNIGHT TODAY.

COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-

ISOLATED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH MID AFTERNOON
TODAY WITH QUARTER SIZED HAIL AND 60 MPH WINDS. A GREATER RISK FOR
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED AFTER 5 PM THROUGH MIDNIGHT AS A LINE
OF STORMS DEVELOP OVER WESTERN IOWA AND RACE EAST THROUGH THE
EVENING. HALF DOLLAR SIZED HAIL…65 MPH WINDS AND AN ISOLATED
TORNADO OR TWO MAY OCCUR WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY BETWEEN 5 PM AND MIDNIGHT.