Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Adair/Guthrie/Madiso/Dallas Counties

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June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1237 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1237 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTH
OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TWO INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WEST DES MOINES…URBANDALE…CLIVE…WAUKEE…GRIMES…
WINTERSET…ADEL…GUTHRIE CENTER…STUART…DALLAS CENTER…
EARLHAM…LAKE PANORAMA…GRANGER…PANORA…DE SOTO…VAN METER…
REDFIELD…ADAIR…DEXTER AND CASEY.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 73 AND 119.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY…IF ONE IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A
PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR
SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.