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May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCHES 142/145
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
749 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 145 UNTIL 3 AM CDT MONDAY WHICH REPLACES A PORTION OF TORNADO WATCH 142. THE NEW WATCH IS VALID FOR THE FOLLOWING AREASĀ  IN IOWA THE NEW WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

RINGGOLD UNION

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS
TAYLOR

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ADAIR…ATLANTIC…AUDUBON…
BEDFORD…CORNING…CRESTON…EXIRA…FONTANELLE…GREENFIELD…
LENOX…MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET AND STUART.

PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 50%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /F2-F5/ TORNADOES : 20%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : 40%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS 75 MPH : 20%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : 60%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS 2 INCHES : 30%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : 85%
MAX HAIL /INCHES/ : 2.0
MAX WIND GUSTS SURFACE /MPH/ : 70