Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Adair/Guthrie/Dallas/Madison Counties

Weather

April 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

836 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
EASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 915 PM CDT

* AT 836 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR STUART…OR
8 MILES NORTHEAST OF GREENFIELD…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WEST DES MOINES…WAUKEE…ADEL…GREENFIELD…STUART…EARLHAM…
DE SOTO…VAN METER…REDFIELD…DEXTER…CASEY…DIAMONDHEAD
LAKE…MENLO…LINDEN…NODAWAY PARK…BADGER CREEK STATE PARK AND
GREENFIELD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 78 AND 116.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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