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Flash Flood Warning for Taylor County

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

544 AM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA, UNTIL 1145 AM CDT THURSDAY.

* AT 541 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF FOUR INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY ALONG SMALL STREAM BASINS. IN ADDITION…EXPECT RAPID RISES ALONG BOTH THE EAST AND WEST FORKS OF THE 102 RIVER BASIN.
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
BEDFORD…NEW MARKET…BLOCKTON…GRAVITY…SHARPSBURG…CONWAY…
ATHELSTAN…LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK AND BEDFORD MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.
PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.

Rainfall report for Atlantic

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

As of 5:25-a.m. today (7/16), Atlantic had received 1.6-inches of rain (at the KJAN studios). A little more than 3/4 of an inch fell thru 6-p.m. Wednesday, with an additional .82″ having fallen overnight into early this morning. We’ll update this total at 7-a.m. (the 24-hour reporting cycle for the National Weather Service).

KJAN listening area weather forecast (updated 4:22-am 7/16)

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

**FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 10-A.M. (see separate weather statement)**

Early This Morning: Thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. South wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 90 percent.
Today: Mostly cloudy until late afternoon then becoming mostly sunny. Widespread thunderstorms in the morning…then scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High in the mid 80s. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 80 percent.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Low in the lower 70s. Southwest wind near 10 mph.

Friday: Sunny. Hot and humid. High in the lower 90s. South wind near 10 mph. Highest heat index readings 100 to 105 in the afternoon.
Friday Night: Partly cloudy through midnight…then mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the mid 70s. South wind 5 to 10 mph. Highest heat index readings 100 to 103 through midnight.

Saturday: Mostly sunny with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the upper 80s. South wind 5 to 15 mph. Highest heat index readings around 100 in the afternoon.
Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. Low in the lower 70s.

Sunday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms. High in the lower 80s.

Thunderstorm warning update: Montgomery/Fremont/Page Counties

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 AM CDT FOR SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY…PAGE AND EASTERN FREMONT COUNTIES…

AT 344 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR STANTON TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF SHENANDOAH…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. MORE STORMS WERE DEVELOPING FARTHER TO THE WEST NEAR RIVERTON AND HAMBURG…WHICH WILL ALSO MOVE EAST INTO THE WARNED AREA.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

 

Flash Flood Warning for Page County until 6:30-a.m. (7/16)

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

337 AM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 AM CDT FOR PAGE COUNTY…AT 336 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED MORE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… CLARINDA…SHENANDOAH…ESSEX…COIN…COLLEGE SPRINGS…SHAMBAUGH… YORKTOWN…NORTHBORO…HEPBURN AND PIERCE RECREATION AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED AREAS.

 

T-storm warning update for Pottawattamie/Montgomery/Mills

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

335 AM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE…MONTGOMERY AND EASTERN MILLS COUNTIES…

AT 334 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES EAST OF OAKLAND TO NEAR RED OAK…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

IMPACT…EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

RED OAK…TREYNOR…CARSON…STANTON…EMERSON…ELLIOTT… MACEDONIA…HENDERSON…HASTINGS…GRANT…FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA…OLD TOWN PARK AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

 

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Montgomery/Page/Fremont Counties

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

322 AM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 415 AM CDT

* AT 322 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF ESSEX TO NEARĀ  FARRAGUT…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PENNY SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

CLARINDA…SHENANDOAH…VILLISCA…ESSEX…FARRAGUT…COIN…COLLEGE SPRINGS…SHAMBAUGH…BRADDYVILLE…YORKTOWN…NORTHBORO…COBURG…BLANCHARD…HEPBURN AND PIERCE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 22.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

 

Flash Flood Watch in effect until 10-a.m. Thursday (7/16)

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLASCASS-ADAIR-MADISONMILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGEADAMS-UNIONTAYLOR-RINGGOLD

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 10 AM CDT THURSDAY

* SUCCESSIVE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF THURSDAY. THESE STORMS WILL HAVE VERY HIGH RAINFALL RATES FROM TIME TO TIME WHICH MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

IN ADDITION…THE INITIAL ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS MAY SATURATE THE GROUND WITH SUBSEQUENT THUNDERSTORMS ALSO PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING.

* BE ESPECIALLY AWARE AT NIGHT IF FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING. MOST DEATHS FROM FLASH FLOODING OCCUR AT NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pottawattamie/Mills/Montgomery Counties

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July 16th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

306 AM CDT THU JUL 16 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… * UNTIL 400 AM CDT

* AT 305 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR TREYNOR TO 6 MILES SOUTH OF MALVERN…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…RED OAK…MALVERN…TREYNOR…CARSON…STANTON…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…MACEDONIA…SILVER CITY…HENDERSON…HASTINGS…GRANT…FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA…OLD TOWN PARK AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 51.

HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Significant Weather Advisory for s.w. Montgomery County

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July 15th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

943 PM CDT WED JUL 15 2015

FREMONT IA-PAGE IA-MILLS IA-MONTGOMERY IA-

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY…

SOUTHEASTERN MILLS…PAGE AND NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTIES UNTIL 1015 PM CDT…

AT 943 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES SOUTH OF MALVERN TO NEAR CLARINDA…AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… CLARINDA…SHENANDOAH…ESSEX…COIN…TABOR…COLLEGE SPRINGS… SHAMBAUGH…RANDOLPH…YORKTOWN…IMOGENE…COBURG…BLANCHARD AND PIERCE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 28.