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Severe Thunderstorm Watch continues until 2-a.m. Thu

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June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

STATUS REPORT FOR WS 351

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR APPANOOSE AUDUBON BOONE CARROLL CLARKE DALLAS DAVIS DECATUR GREENE GUTHRIE JASPER LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA MARION MONROE POLK STORY UNION WAPELLO WARREN WAYNE.

 

Flash Flood Warning: Dallas/Guthrie/Greene Counties

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1222 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 415 AM CDT

* AT 1220 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NEW THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN NEAR THE WARNED AREA AND MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION TO COME THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. FOUR PLUS INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN IN THE AREA ALREADY. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… GUTHRIE CENTER…DALLAS CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA… REDFIELD…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…DAWSON… LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

* ANOTHER TWO INCHES OR MORE OF RAIN IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION AS STORMS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Dallas/NE Guthrie/Greene Counties

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
952 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 951 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTHEAST
  OF LAKE PANORAMA...OR 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF GUTHRIE CENTER...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PERRY...ADEL...DALLAS CENTER...PANORA...DE SOTO...LAKE PANORAMA...
  REDFIELD...MINBURN...BAGLEY...YALE...JAMAICA...LINDEN...DAWSON...
  LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA...SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND
  PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 109 AND 111.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

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

Flash Flood Warning: NE Guthrie County

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
944 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 145 AM CDT

* AT 943 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
  HEAVY RAIN ACROSS AND APPROACHING THE WARNED AREA. THREE TO FOUR
  INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN WITH STORMS EARLIER IN THE
  EVENING. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GUTHRIE CENTER...DALLAS CENTER...PANORA...LAKE PANORAMA...
  REDFIELD...BAYARD...BAGLEY...YALE...JAMAICA...LINDEN...DAWSON...
  LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA...SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND
  PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF TWO OR MORE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

Tornado Watch remains in effect until 2-a.m. Thu. 6/25

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

903 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

TORNADO WATCH 349 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IA
. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR ADAMS APPANOOSE AUDUBON BLACK HAWK BOONE
CALHOUN CARROLL CASS CLARKE CRAWFORD DALLAS
DAVIS DECATUR GREENE GRUNDY GUTHRIE HAMILTON
HARDIN JASPER LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA MARION
MARSHALL MILLS MONROE MONTGOMERY PAGE POLK
POTTAWATTAMIE POWESHIEK RINGGOLD SAC STORY TAMA
TAYLOR UNION WAPELLO WARREN WAYNE WEBSTER

Preliminary Local Storm Report (6/24/15 – 9-p.m.)

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Event time – Event Type – Location – County
6:22-p.m. Quarter-size hail 3 miles E/NE of Yale Guthrie
6:53-p.m. Nickel-size hail/heavy rain 4 miles N of Guthrie Ctr. Guthrie
6:54-p.m. Ping-pong ball size hail Guthrie Center Guthrie
Several large trees down
6:58-p.m. Nickel-size hail heavy rain 4 mi. N of Guthrie Center Guthrie
7:03-p.m. Tornado 6 mi S/SW of Panora Guthrie
7:03-p.m. Funnel cloud 5 mi. NE of Linden Dallas
7:05-p.m. Tstrm wind gust est. 80mph 2 mi NW of Linden Guthrie
7:07-p.m. Golf-ball-size hail Guthrie Center Guthrie
7:09-p.m. Golf-ball-size hail 3 mi W/SW Guthrie Ctr Guthrie
7:12-p.m. Funnel cloud ½ mi. N. of Redfield Dallas
7:13-p.m. Tstrm wind gust est. 60mph 3 mi. SW of Linden Guthrie
7:15-p.m. Funnel cloud 1 mi. N. of Stuart Guthrie
7:21-p.m. Golf-ball-size hail 5 mi. N/NE of Menlo Guthrie
7:22-p.m. Quarter-size hail Elk Horn Shelby
7:24-p.m. Tstrm wind damage Menlo Guthrie
Power lines down/large hail/winds 50-55mph estimated
7:26-p.m. Funnel cloud 1 mi. E. of Casey Guthrie
7:27-p.m. Nickel-size hail 1 mi. S. of Stuart Adair
7:32-p.m. Half-dollar size hail Redfield Dallas
7:33-p.m. Egg Size (2” dia.) hail 3 mi. S. of Brayton Cass
7:34-p.m. Funnel cloud 3 mi SW of Menlo Adair
Near Exit 86 along I-80
7:40-p.m. Tstrms wind damage Earlham Madison
Power lines down
7:44-p.m. Penny size hail 1 mi N. of Earlham Dallas
7:45-p.m. Heavy rain 1 mi. N. of Guthrie Center Guthrie
Water over the road; Possible Flash flooding
7:54-p.m. Tstrm wind damage 5 mi. N. of Menlo Guthrie
8-to 10 inch dia. Tree limbs down
8:01-p.m. Quarter size hail 2 mi. N. of Earlham Dallas
Pea-to qtr siz hail; 55mph winds
8:09-p.m. Quarter size hail Winterset Madison
8:10-p.m. Quarter size hail W. of Adair & in Adair Adair
8:10-p.m. Golf ball size hail 1 mi N/NE of Winterset Madison

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA… ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
829 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 915 PM CDT

* AT 829 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTH OF
GREENFIELD…MOVING SOUTHEAST 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…
CRESTON…GREENFIELD…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…FONTANELLE…ORIENT…
MACKSBURG…CROMWELL…GREENFIELD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…NODAWAY PARK
AND GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Tornado Watch Update 3 counties cancelled

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The following counties in western Iowa are no longer included in the Tornado Watch:

Harrison Shelby and Monona.

The rest of the area remains in a Tornado Watch until 2-a.m. Thursday

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… CENTRAL AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… SOUTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
747 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 747 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR AUDUBON…
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 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.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
AUDUBON AROUND 750 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE AUDUBON
COUNTY AIRPORT AND CASEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT FOR WEST CENTRAL
IOWA.

TORNADO WARNING FOR… NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… SOUTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
745 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  WESTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 745 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
  TORNADO WAS LOCATED 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF ATLANTIC...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

  HAZARD...TORNADO.

  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 TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
  NORTHEASTERN CASS...SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON...SOUTHWESTERN GUTHRIE AND
  WESTERN ADAIR COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...
  BRIDGEWATER...ANITA...WIOTA...ADAIR...EXIRA...CASEY...FONTANELLE...
  ANITA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...NODAWAY PARK AND LAKE ANITA STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 60 AND 86.

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 YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A
MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.