Severe T-storm warning: NW Harrison County-Monona County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1037 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
SOUTHEASTERN CUMING COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…
EASTERN THURSTON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 1130 AM CDT

* AT 1036 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR SALIX TO NEAR SNYDER…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ONAWA…TEKAMAH…LYONS…WHITING…BANCROFT…DECATUR…CRAIG…
MACY…OAKLAND…MAPLETON…BLENCOE…LITTLE SIOUX…ROSALIE…
CASTANA…TURIN…RODNEY…PELICAN POINT STATE RECREATION AREA…
SUMMIT LAKE STATE RECREATION AREA…LEWIS AND CLARK STATE PARK AND
KENNEBEC.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 275 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 123 AND 124.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 129 AND 165.
HIGHWAY 77 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILEMARKERS 136 AND 164.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 92 AND 125.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.