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Severe thunderstorm warning update

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June 26th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

1248 AM CDT SUN JUN 26 2016

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR NORTHERN TAYLOR…SOUTHWESTERN UNION…NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD AND SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES…

AT 1248 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE

EXTENDING FROM NEAR LENOX TO 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF BEDFORD…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… LENOX…CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…SHARPSBURG…KENT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for: Adams, Ringgold, Taylor & Union Counties

Weather

June 26th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

1212 AM CDT SUN JUN 26 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
WESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 100 AM CDT

* AT 1212 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER CORNING…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CRESTON…CORNING…LENOX…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…LAKE ICARIA…
CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…PRESCOTT…NODAWAY…CROMWELL…
SHARPSBURG…KENT…CARBON…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…
GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK…
CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE`S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Skyscan Forecast Saturday 06/25/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 25th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Saturday, June 25th  Richard Garuckas

Today: Mix of sun and clouds. Slight chance showers and thunderstorms. S @ 15-20. High 93.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. Moderate chance of showers and thunderstorms. WNW @ 5-10. Low 68.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. W @ 10-15. High 89.

Monday: Mostly sunny. High 86.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. Cooler. High 75.

Wednesday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 77.

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Skyscan Forecast Friday 06/24/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 24th, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Friday, June 24th  Richard Garuckas

Today: Mix of sun and clouds. High 85. SE @10-15.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 69. SSE @ 5-10.

Saturday: Mix of sun and clouds. Scattered showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Hot and humid. High 93. SSW @ 15-20.

Sunday: Mix of sun and clouds. High 91.

Monday: Mostly sunny. Cooler. High 86.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 83.

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Skyscan Forecast Thursday 06/23/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 23rd, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Thursday, June 23rd   Dan Hicks

Today: Partly cloudy. Cooler, less humid. N @ 10-15. High 86.

Tonight: Partly cloudy. Light and variable winds. Low 60.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Few isolated showers and thunderstorms. SE @ 10. High 86.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Warmer and more humid. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 92.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Warmer and more humid. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 92.

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Heat Advisory issued for Union, Taylor, and Ringgold Counties

Weather

June 22nd, 2016 by Chris Parks

UNION-CLARKE-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD
1039 AM CDT WED JUN 22 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND
  DEWPOINTS IN THE 70S WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 101 TO
  105 BY THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES WILL BE MORE LIKELY FOR THOSE
  SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS TODAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

Skyscan Forecast Wednesday 06-22-2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 22nd, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast   Wednesday, June 22nd  Dan Hicks

Today: Partly Cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. S @ 10-20. High 94.

Tonight: Few isolated thunderstorms. Partly Cloudy. NW @ 5-10. Low 66.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. Cooler. N @ 5-10. High 87.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Isolated thundershowers. High 89.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Isolated thundershowers. High 92.

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Local 24 Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 7:00 am on Tuesday, June 21

Ag/Outdoor, Weather

June 21st, 2016 by Jim Field

  • KJAN, Atlantic  .27″
  • Massena  .24″
  • Elk Horn  .01″
  • Avoca  .7″
  • Neola  .2″
  • Oakland  .5″
  • Irwin  trace
  • Treynor  .6″
  • Persia  .35″
  • Woodbine  .05″
  • Logan  .58″
  • New Market  .57″
  • Creston  .56″
  • Council Bluffs  .51″
  • Clarinda  1.7″
  • Shenandoah  .97″
  • Sidney  3.55″

Skyscan Forecast Tuesday 06/21/2016

Podcasts, Weather

June 21st, 2016 by Chris Parks

Skyscan Forecast  Tuesday, June 21st  Dan Hicks

Today: Partly cloudy, scattered showers and t’storms. SE @ 10-15. High 85.

Tonight: Partly cloudy to cloudy. Scattered showers and t’storms. S @ 10-15. Low 70.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy. Windy and warmer. SW @ 10-20. High 94.

Thursday: Partly cloudy. High 86.

Friday: Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms. High 88.

Saturday:  Partly cloudy and warmer, high of 92.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch cancelled

Weather

June 20th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watch #276 that was in effect until 11-p.m. No Iowa counties are under a watch as of 7:30-p.m.