Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Montgomery County

Weather

April 12th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

813 PM CDT SAT APR 12 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 812 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER RED OAK…OR
29 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…TWO INCH HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RED OAK…VILLISCA…STANTON…GRANT…COBURG AND VIKING LAKE STATE
PARK.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 30 AND 51.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.