Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Pottawattamie County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1150 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT

* AT 1149 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR AVOCA…OR
15 MILES WEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
AVOCA…WALNUT…HANCOCK AND BOTNA BEND PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 55 AND 66.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 40 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.