Severe Thunderstorm warning: NW Audubon & Carroll Counties

Weather

October 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

807 PM CDT FRI OCT 4 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 804 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTH OF
ELK HORN…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CARROLL…AUDUBON…MANNING…GLIDDEN…AUDUBON AIRPORT…GRAY…
TEMPLETON…DEDHAM…HALBUR…WILLEY…ARCADIA…CARROLL AIRPORT…
BREDA…LIDDERDALE AND LANESBORO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH ONE IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY…IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE
TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT
OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

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