Tornado Warning!

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1244 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 115 PM CDT

* AT 1244 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES WEST OF STUART…OR 11 MILES NORTH OF
GREENFIELD…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER.

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 DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…
STUART AROUND 1255 PM CDT.
EARLHAM AROUND 110 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
CASEY…DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…DEXTER…REDFIELD AND MENLO.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 82 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.