Test Tornado Watch Issued for Iowa

Weather

March 26th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
950 AM CDT WED MAR 26 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A…TEST…

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF
IOWA

* EFFECTIVE THIS WEDNESDAY MORNING FROM 950 AM UNTIL 1100 AM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…

THE TEST TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 95 STATUTE
MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF
DENISON IOWA TO 35 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH
AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR
THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.