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Tornado Warning Fremont County

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 803 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 2 MILES EAST OF NEBRASKA CITY…OR 28 MILES
NORTHWEST OF TARKIO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

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 DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…
SIDNEY AROUND 815 PM CDT.
RIVERTON AROUND 820 PM CDT.
FARRAGUT AROUND 825 PM CDT.
SHENANDOAH AROUND 830 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
WAUBONSIE STATE PARK…THURMAN AND TABOR.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA NEAR MILE MARKER 13.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 17.

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

Svr Tstorm warning: Audubon/Guthrie/Dallas Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

802 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 802 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF COON RAPIDS…OR 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING
EAST AT 50 MPH.

THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM.

HAZARD…80 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE HEAVILY DAMAGED. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.
EXTENSIVE TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WEST DES MOINES…URBANDALE…CLIVE…WAUKEE…GRIMES…PERRY…
JEFFERSON…ADEL…AUDUBON…GUTHRIE CENTER…MADRID…STUART…
DALLAS CENTER…COON RAPIDS…GRANGER…GLIDDEN…PANORA…DE
SOTO…WOODWARD AND VAN METER.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 100 AND 121.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMAIN ALERT FOR A POSSIBLE TORNADO! TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY
FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. IF YOU SPOT A TORNADO GO AT ONCE INTO THE
BASEMENT OR SMALL CENTRAL ROOM IN A STURDY STRUCTURE.

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 NATURES 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.

Svr Thunderstorm Warning NE Pott/SE Shelby Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

759 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 759 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PERSIA...OR
  27 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  HARLAN...AVOCA...WALNUT...ELK HORN...SHELBY...TENNANT...KIRKMAN...
  NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA...PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND ELK HORN
  CREEK RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 64 AND 80.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 31 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Svr Tstorm Warning: Mills/Fremont Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

747 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHWESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…WESTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…CENTRAL OTOE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 747 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR AVOCA…OR 33 MILES EAST OF LINCOLN…MOVING EAST AT 40 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…

NEBRASKA CITY…SIDNEY…RIVERTON…AVOCA…UNION…NEHAWKA…LORTON…TABOR…

=THURMAN…DUNBAR…OTOE…LORTON VILLAGE…CAMP

CATRON AND WAUBONSIE STATE PARK.

 

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 2 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 493 AND 508.

HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 45 AND 59.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 27.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

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

BUILDING.

Svr Tstorm warning continues for Crawford & Carroll Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

CRAWFORD IA-CARROLL IA-

745 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR EASTERN CRAWFORD AND WESTERN CARROLL COUNTIES…

AT 745 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES EAST OF MANNING…OR 11 MILES SOUTH OF CARROLL…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT. AT 732 PM…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED CAMPERS TIPPED OVER DUE TO STRONG WINDS.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

CARROLL…DENISON…MANNING…MANILLA…ARCADIA…BREDA…VAIL…

TEMPLETON…WESTSIDE…DELOIT…HALBUR…BUCK GROVE…ASPINWALL…

SWAN LAKE STATE PARK…DENISON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND MANNING

MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

Storms cause damage in western Iowa Sunday evening & injuries

News, Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Storms that pounded eastern Nebraska and western Iowa Sunday evening brought the threat of tornadoes and winds gusting up to 65 miles per hour and greater. The National Weather Service says an estimated 63-mph wind was recorded at the Denison Airport at around 7:15-p.m. Emergency Management officials reports multiple trees down and a person was struck by lightening. There were also multiple power outages reported across the area.

(This will be updated)

Severe t-storm warning: Carroll/Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

733 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN CALHOUN COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 733 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 4 MILES EAST OF MANNING…OR 12 MILES NORTH OF AUDUBON…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

Small stream flood advisory: Monona/Harrison/Shelby Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONONA IA-HARRISON IA-SHELBY IA-BURT NE-

731 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…EASTERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…NORTHWESTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA.. UNTIL 1230 AM CDT

* AT 730 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO NUMEROUS ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE AREA. THIS NAY CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN PARTS OF MONONA COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…HARLAN…MISSOURI VALLEY…TEKAMAH…LOGAN…EARLING…MONDAMIN…UTE…IRWIN…DEFIANCE…MODALE…PISGAH…MOORHEAD…WOODBINE…MAPLETON…DUNLAP…BLENCOE…PANAMA…PORTSMOUTH…MAGNOLIA AND SOLDIER.

Severe T-storm warning eastern Harrison/Northern Shelby Co.

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

725 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…NORTHERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… UNTIL 815 PM CDT

* AT 724 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF LOGAN…OR 27 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

EARLING…IRWIN…DEFIANCE…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…PANAMA… PORTSMOUTH…WESTPHALIA…KIRKMAN…SCHABEN PARK AND MANTENO RECREATION AREA. THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 80 AND 89.

THIS STORM HAS PRODUCED 60 MPH WINDS AND TREE DAMAGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

SVR T-storm warning continues for Pott/Harrison Counties

Weather

August 31st, 2014 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-HARRISON IA-

722 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 745 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE AND SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTIES…

AT 721 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MISSOURI VALLEY…OR 17 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…NEOLA…HISTORICAL VILLAGE WELCOME CENTER…ARROWHEAD PARK AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 66 AND 79. INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 23.

60 MPH WINDS WERE REPORTED AT 709 PM AND 5 INCH DIAMETER TREE LIMBS WERE BLOWN DOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

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

BUILDING.