Confirmed tornado near Stuart

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

DALLAS IA-MADISON IA-GUTHRIE IA-ADAIR IA-
1257 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS…NORTHWESTERN MADISON…SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE AND
NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTIES…

AT 1257 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF EARLHAM…OR 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF
WINTERSET…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND TWO INCH HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS
LIKELY.

THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS…NORTHWESTERN MADISON…SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE AND
NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTIES…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS…
DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…DEXTER…REDFIELD AND MENLO.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 89 AND 107.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A
VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.