Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7-pm: Mills/Central Pottawattamie Counties

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October 4th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

626 PM CDT FRI OCT 4 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 622 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PACIFIC JUNCTION…OR 18 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTH AT 60 MPH. THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM. HAZARD…BASEBALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE SEVERELY INJURED. EXPECT SHATTERED WINDOWS…EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND VEHICLES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… COUNCIL BLUFFS…GLENWOOD…OAKLAND…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…PACIFIC JUNCTION…SILVER CITY AND MCCLELLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.