Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Cass, Audubon, Carroll, Crawford Counties

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
824 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
WESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 823 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF PISGAH TO 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF
PERSIA TO NEAR SHELBY TO MACEDONIA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT CONSIDERABLE
TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE
HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE NEAR…
DUNLAP AROUND 840 PM CDT.
DENISON…ATLANTIC AND MANNING AROUND 900 PM CDT.
AUDUBON AROUND 905 PM CDT.
CARROLL AROUND 925 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THESE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS INCLUDE
KIMBALLTON…SWAN LAKE STATE PARK…HALBUR…ARCADIA…MANILLA…
KIRON…EXIRA…DENISON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…DOW CITY AND ARION.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 49 AND 72.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS SITUATION. THESE STORMS ARE PRODUCING WIDESPREAD
WIND DAMAGE ACROSS THE OMAHA METRO AREA. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A
STURDY STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.