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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: parts of Montgomery, Fremont, Mills & Page Counties until 2:15-a.m

Weather

September 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

144 AM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY… NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY…PAGE COUNTY SOUTHEASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…UNTIL 215 AM CDT

* AT 144 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTH OF EMERSON TO NEAR RIVERTON…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…CLARINDA…SHENANDOAH…VILLISCA…SIDNEY…ESSEX…

STANTON…FARRAGUT…EMERSON…RIVERTON…COIN…SHAMBAUGH…

RANDOLPH…YORKTOWN…IMOGENE…COBURG…HEPBURN…

VIKING LAKE STATE PARK AND PIERCE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 33 AND 51.

HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 28.

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 WARNING until 4:45-a.m for parts of western IA

Weather

September 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

140 AM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…UNTIL 445 AM CDT.

* AT 139 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…HARLAN…LOGAN…OAKLAND…AVOCA…UNDERWOOD…WALNUT…SHELBY…MINDEN…EARLING…MONDAMIN…IRWIN…PERSIA…DEFIANCE…MODALE…PISGAH…MOORHEAD…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…NEOLA AND PANAMA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 52 AND 89.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 82 AND 92.

INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING until 4:30-a.m. for parts of Harrison & Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

September 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

125 AM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…SOUTHERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EAST CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA… UNTIL 430 AM CDT.

* AT 124 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…BLAIR…MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…FORT CALHOUN…MODALE…DESOTO BEND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE…HISTORICAL VILLAGE WELCOME CENTER…WILSON ISLAND STATE PARK AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 30 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5.

HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 108 AND 111.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 66 AND 82.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

Flash Flood Warning continues until 1:45-a.m. for parts of Shelby & Harrison Counties

Weather

September 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY IA-HARRISON IA-MONONA IA-BURT NE-WASHINGTON NE-
114 AM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016

THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 AM CDT FOR SHELBY…HARRISON…SOUTHEASTERN MONONA COUNTIES IN IOWA AND SOUTHEASTERN BURT AND NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTIES IN NEBRASKA.

AT 113 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 3 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
HARLAN…LOGAN…EARLING…MONDAMIN…IRWIN…DEFIANCE…MODALE…
PISGAH…MOORHEAD…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…PANAMA…PORTSMOUTH…
MAGNOLIA…SOLDIER…LITTLE SIOUX…WESTPHALIA…KIRKMAN…
PREPARATION CANYON STATE PARK AND LITTLE SIOUX SCOUT RANCH.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 80 AND 89.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 84 AND 95.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: Montgomery, Fremont, Mills & Page Counties

Weather

September 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

115 AM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
NORTHERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
EASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA…
NORTH CENTRAL OTOE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 145 AM CDT

* AT 115 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR GLENWOOD TO NEAR UNION…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PLATTSMOUTH…RED OAK…GLENWOOD…SHENANDOAH…VILLISCA…
MALVERN…SIDNEY…ESSEX…STANTON…PACIFIC JUNCTION…MURRAY…
EMERSON…ELLIOTT…UNION…NEHAWKA…TABOR…THURMAN…RANDOLPH…
HASTINGS AND GRANT.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 48.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 13 AND 37.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 57 AND 59.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 17 AND 35.

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 issued for Cass and area Counties until 7-a.m. today (9/16)

Weather

September 16th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

104 AM CDT FRI SEP 16 2016…GUTHRIE-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNEAPPANOOSE-DAVIS-COUNTIES:

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS EXPANDED THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH UNTIL 7 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* COMBINATION OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL AND SLOWLY
PROGRESSING STORMS THIS EVENING MAY RESULT IN LOCAL RAINFALL
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OR MORE.

* WATER…STANDING OR FLOWING…MAY MAKE ROADS IMPASSABLE AT
TIMES. RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS AND CREEKS MAY BE SEEN AS
WELL.

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5-A.M. FOR MONONA HARRISON SHELBY COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 7-A.M. FOR AUDUBON COUNTY.

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.

Flash Flood Warning until 1:45-a.m. Friday for Shelby, Harrison & Monona Counties

Weather

September 15th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

844 PM CDT THU SEP 15 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
EASTERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 145 AM CDT.

* AT 844 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH
FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
HARLAN…LOGAN…EARLING…MONDAMIN…UTE…IRWIN…DEFIANCE…
MODALE…PISGAH…MOORHEAD…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…PANAMA…
PORTSMOUTH…MAGNOLIA…SOLDIER…LITTLE SIOUX…CASTANA…
WESTPHALIA AND KIRKMAN.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE WARNED AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 80 AND 89.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 84 AND 95.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…COUNTRY ROADS…FARMLAND…AND OTHER LOW LYING SPOTS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning — update

Weather

September 15th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY IA-HARRISON IA-MONONA IA-

731 PM CDT THU SEP 15 2016

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN SHELBY…HARRISON AND SOUTHEASTERN MONONA COUNTIES…

AT 731 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF UTE TO 5 MILES NORTHEAST OF MODALE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch continues until 9-p.m.

Weather

September 15th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

CRAWFORD HARRISON IDA MONONA SAC SHELBY WOODBURY COUNTIES

724 PM CDT THU SEP 15 2016

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 476 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for NW Shelby & Harrison Counties

Weather

September 15th, 2016 by Ric Hanson

716 PM CDT THU SEP 15 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 716 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 3 MILES NORTH OF MOORHEAD TO MODALE…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 25 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…
LOGAN…MONDAMIN…UTE…PERSIA…MODALE…PISGAH…MOORHEAD…
WOODBINE…DUNLAP…PORTSMOUTH…MAGNOLIA…SOLDIER…CASTANA…
PREPARATION CANYON STATE PARK…
SCHABEN PARK AND WILLOW LAKE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 86.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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