Sever Thundertorm Warning for Cass County, IA

Weather

October 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
801 PM CDT FRI OCT 4 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 800 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ELLIOTT…
AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ATLANTIC…GRISWOLD…LEWIS…CUMBERLAND…ATLANTIC AIRPORT…
MARNE…MASSENA…WIOTA AND ANITA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 72.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.

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