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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Adair, SE Guthrie Counties

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

906 PM CDT MON JUL 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  SOUTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  WESTERN JASPER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHERN WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 905 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM COLFAX TO 8 MILES SOUTH OF GUTHRIE CENTER...AND
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch extended until Midnight

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 430…PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING…IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 28 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

BOONE DALLAS JASPER MARSHALL POLK POWESHIEK STORY

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

APPANOOSE CLARKE DECATUR LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA MARION MONROE RINGGOLD

UNION WARREN WAYNE

IN SOUTHEAST IOWA

DAVIS WAPELLO

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS TAYLOR

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON GREENE GUTHRIE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ADEL…ALBIA…AMES…ATLANTIC… AUDUBON…BEDFORD…BLOOMFIELD…BOONE…CENTERVILLE…CHARITON…CORNING…CORYDON…CRESTON…DES MOINES…GREENFIELD…GRINNELL…GUTHRIE CENTER…INDIANOLA…JEFFERSON… KNOXVILLE…LAMONI…MARSHALLTOWN…MOUNT AYR…NEWTON…OSCEOLA… OSKALOOSA…OTTUMWA AND WINTERSET.

Storm Report for Monday, July 22nd 2013

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Hail events reported to and from the National Weather Service include:

9:04-p.m. Quarter-sized hail reported by spotters in Guthrie Center.

8:30-p.m. Quarter-sized hail and winds of 40-50mph near Bagley, in Guthrie County.

8:22-p.m. Nickel -to Quarter-size hail at Avoca in Pottawattamie Co.

8:12-p.m. Quarter-sized hail 3 miles NE of Shelby in Shelby County.

7:17-p.m. 1/2 dollar-sized hail 4 miles South of Missouri Valley in Pottawattamie Co.

7:10-p.m. Quarter-to half-dollar sized hail 1 mile S. of Missouri Valley in Harrison Co.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… NORTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA… GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
827 PM CDT MON JUL 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 915 PM CDT

* AT 823 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF NEVADA TO 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
COON RAPIDS…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…PING PONG BALL SIZE 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…
PERRY…WOODWARD…GUTHRIE CENTER…PANORA…POLK CITY…DALLAS
CENTER…ANKENY…JOHNSTON…DAWSON…BOUTON…PERRY AIRPORT…
YALE…ALLEMAN…MINBURN…GRANGER…ELKHART…SAYLORVILLE LAKE AND
LINDEN.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 90 AND 102.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch expanded

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until 10-p.m., has been expanded to include Adair, Adams, Cass, Fremont, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Union and Taylor Counties. It also includes Pottawattamie, Harrison, Shelby, Audubon, Guthrie and Dallas Counties, in the immediate listening area.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for western/central Iowa

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-

347 PM CDT MON JUL 22 2013

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10-P.M. PRIMARILY FOR THOSE COUNTIES ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT:

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ALONG A COLD FRONT INTO EARLY EVENING. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL AND 60 MPH OR GREATER WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED UNTIL 10 PM.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued until 10-p.m. Monday (7/22)

News, Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

310 PM CDT MON JUL 22 2013 SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 430 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN IA… . IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

AUDUBON BOONE BUENA VISTA BUTLER CALHOUN CARROLL CERRO GORDO CHEROKEE CLAY CRAWFORD FRANKLIN GREENE GRUNDY GUTHRIE HAMILTON HANCOCK HARDIN HARRISON HUMBOLDT IDA KOSSUTH MARSHALL MONONA PALO ALTO PLYMOUTH POCAHONTAS POTTAWATTAMIE SAC SHELBY STORY WEBSTER WINNEBAGO WOODBURY WORTH WRIGHT.

PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…

SEVERAL DAMAGING WIND GUSTS WITH A FEW SIGNIFICANT GUSTS TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE SEVERAL LARGE HAIL EVENTS WITH A FEW VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 45 STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 25 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MASON CITY IOWA TO 30 MILES WEST OF TEKAMAH NEBRASKA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

Sunday evening storms bring hail to the KJAN listening area

News, Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Strong, slow-moving storms brought downpours of rain and hail to some parts of the KJAN listening area, Sunday evening. The storms began to form over parts of Audubon and Guthrie Counties at around 3:45-p.m., with the first warning coming in at 4:15.

A few minutes later, law enforcement reported golf ball-sized hail had fallen 6-miles north/northeast of the Audubon Municipal Airport. A separate batch of storms forming over far western Pottawattamie County brought Nickel-sized hail just before 5-p.m., to an area 4-miles northeast of Council Bluffs. And, just after 5-p.m., the storms which lingered over Audubon County, brought quarter-sized hail to an area 3-miles south/southeast of the Audubon Airport.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

Storms in today’s weather outlook

News, Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Thunderstorms are expected to move into northern Iowa by mid to late morning as a cold front approaches from the northwest.21986_498266960251504_2102812424_n Strong to severe storms are possible across this afternoon and evening as additional storms develop ahead of the boundary and move southeast through central and southern Iowa. Another very warm day is forecast with high temperatures in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Heat index values will approach 100 degrees by this afternoon. Much cooler conditions are forecast for Tuesday with highs in the 70s to lower 80s. The seasonably cool weather will continue through much of the week. Chances for thunderstorms will return late in the week and next weekend as another cold front arrives.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for SW IA 7/22/13

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES

TODAY AND TONIGHT: SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE REGION. THE BEST CHANCE FOR STORMS WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEWARD NEBRASKA TO FREMONT, NE., TO ONAWA IOWA WITH LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS… LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN…AND LIGHTNING THE MAIN HAZARDS.

TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT…THEN AGAIN THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED IN SOME AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.