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June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

935 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL IOWA & EASTERN NEBRASKA

* EFFECTIVE THIS MONDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 935 AM UNTIL 600 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…
A FEW TORNADOES LIKELY WITH A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 3 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55 STATUTE MILES NORTH AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM 50 MILES WEST NORTHWEST OF COLUMBUS NEBRASKA TO 15 MILES NORTH NORTHEAST OF OTTUMWA IOWA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES AND 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.

COUNTIES INCLUDED IN THE WATCH:

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Central Shelby County 3″ hail

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

939 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1030 AM CDT

* AT 938 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR HARLAN…OR
19 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM.

HAZARD…THREE INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE SEVERELY INJURED.
EXPECT SHATTERED WINDOWS…EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO
ROOFS…SIDING AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HARLAN…ELK HORN…IRWIN…WESTPHALIA…KIRKMAN…NISHNA BEND
RECREATION AREA…PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND ELK HORN CREEK
RECREATION AREA.

3 INCH HAIL WAS REPORTED IN HARLAN AT 937 AM. THIS IS BIGGER THAN
BASEBALLS.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 70 AND 83.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Tornado Watch until 6-p.m. Monday

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WATCH 373 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: . IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

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

Severe T-storm warning Central Shelby County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

928 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1015 AM CDT

* AT 928 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER HARLAN…OR
21 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…TWO INCH HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

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…
HARLAN…ELK HORN…IRWIN…WESTPHALIA…KIRKMAN…NISHNA BEND
RECREATION AREA…
PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND ELK HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA.

2 INCH HAIL WAS REPORTED WITH THIS STORM AT 927 AM ONE MILE EAST OF
HARLAN.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 70 AND 83.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm warning Audubon & Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

929 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1015 AM CDT

* AT 929 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES SOUTH OF
AUDUBON…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF 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…
AUDUBON…GUTHRIE CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA…EXIRA…ELK
HORN…KIMBALLTON…BAGLEY…YALE…BRAYTON…AUDUBON COUNTY
AIRPORT AND SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

T-storm warning update for Cass/Audubon Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

CASS IA-AUDUBON IA-
920 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 AM CDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN CASS AND SOUTHWESTERN AUDUBON COUNTIES…

AT 920 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTH OF
AUDUBON…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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…
EXIRA…ELK HORN…KIMBALLTON…BRAYTON AND MARNE.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 68.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe T-storm update: Shelby-Pott. Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
907 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 930 AM CDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN SHELBY AND NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES…

AT 906 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WALNUT…OR 11
MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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.

GOLF BALL HAIL WAS REPORTED WITH THIS STORM IN WALNUT AT 900 AM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WALNUT…ELK HORN AND ELK HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 43 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Cass County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

900 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 900 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WALNUT…OR
10 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 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…
EXIRA…ELK HORN…KIMBALLTON…BRAYTON AND MARNE.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 68.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning SE Shelby/NE Pott Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

857 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 856 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER AVOCA...OR
  15 MILES WEST OF ATLANTIC...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

  HAZARD...GOLF 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...
  AVOCA...WALNUT...ELK HORN AND ELK HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 64 AND 66.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 37 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 9:30: Shelby County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

845 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 845 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PERSIA...OR
  28 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...GOLF 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...
  HARLAN...ELK HORN...SHELBY...IRWIN...PERSIA...PANAMA...
  PORTSMOUTH...WESTPHALIA...TENNANT...KIRKMAN...NISHNA BEND
  RECREATION AREA...PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND ELK HORN CREEK
  RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 67 AND 83.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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