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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Mills,Pott. Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

843 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

WESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

SOUTHEASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

EASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 843 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE

EXTENDING FROM COUNCIL BLUFFS TO SPRINGFIELD…MOVING SOUTH AT 15

MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

SOUTHEASTERN OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA

VISTA…PLATTSMOUTH…RALSTON…GLENWOOD…GRETNA…SPRINGFIELD…

MALVERN…LOUISVILLE…PACIFIC JUNCTION…MURRAY…CEDAR CREEK…

NEHAWKA…OFFUTT AFB…CARTER LAKE…SILVER CITY AND LAKE MANAWA

STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 17.

HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 73 AND 91.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 58.

INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 8.

INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 435 AND 444…AND

BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 448 AND 454.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Mills/ Shelby/Montgomery/Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

838 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 837 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR WALNUT TO NEAR OAKLAND TO NEAR COUNCIL
  BLUFFS...MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20 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...
  COUNCIL BLUFFS...OAKLAND...AVOCA...TREYNOR...UNDERWOOD...CARSON...
  WALNUT...ELK HORN...MACEDONIA...CRESCENT...SILVER CITY...HANCOCK...
  HENDERSON...HASTINGS...MCCLELLAND...NARROWS RIVER PARK...ELK HORN
  CREEK RECREATION AREA...OLD TOWN PARK...PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND
  FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 17 AND 20.
 HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 34 AND 64.
 INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 47 AND 48...AND BETWEEN MILE
MARKERS 55 AND 58.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 17...AND BETWEEN
MILE MARKERS 40 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Severe thunderstorm warning: Mills/Pott Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

810 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...
  SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 845 PM CDT

* AT 809 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MILLARD...OR
  8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF OMAHA...MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  OMAHA...COUNCIL BLUFFS...BELLEVUE...PAPILLION...LA VISTA...
  RALSTON...GLENWOOD...GRETNA...SPRINGFIELD...PACIFIC JUNCTION...
  ELKHORN...MILLARD...OFFUTT AFB...CARTER LAKE...BOYS TOWN...
  LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK...NARROWS RIVER PARK...
  CAMP MAHA AND CHALCO. THIS INCLUDES THE MEN`S COLLEGE WORLD SERIES.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 6 AND 11.
 HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 91.
 INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 35 AND 55.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 435 AND 454.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Seevere Thunderstorm Warning continues for Harrison/Pott. Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY IA-HARRISON IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
810 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM CDT
FOR SHELBY...SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON AND POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES...

AT 809 PM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR HARLAN TO NEAR PERSIA TO NEAR MISSOURI VALLEY...
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.

THIS STORM PRODUCED QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN MISSOURI VALLEY AT 808 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... NORTHERN COUNCIL
BLUFFS...HARLAN...MISSOURI VALLEY...OAKLAND...
AVOCA...UNDERWOOD...WALNUT...ELK HORN...SHELBY...MINDEN...EARLING...
IRWIN...PERSIA...CARTER
LAKE...NEOLA...CRESCENT...PANAMA...HANCOCK... PORTSMOUTH AND
MCCLELLAND.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 52 AND 86.
 INTERSTATE 29 NEAR MILE MARKER 52...AND BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 54 AND
75.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 8 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Expanded to include Pottawattamie County

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

753 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS EXTENDED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 338 TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING AREAS UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING: POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY.

OTHER AREA COUNTIES INCLUDED IN THE WATCH: HARRISON, SHELBY, AUDUBON, GUTHRIE, DALLAS, SAC CRAWFORD AND CARROLL.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Shelby & Harrison Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

743 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 742 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES WEST OF EARLING TO NEAR MODALE…MOVING EAST
AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HARLAN…MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…SHELBY…EARLING…PERSIA…
DEFIANCE…MODALE…WOODBINE…PANAMA…PORTSMOUTH…MAGNOLIA…
WESTPHALIA…TENNANT…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA…SCHABEN PARK
AND HISTORICAL VILLAGE WELCOME CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 30 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 2 AND 5.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 67 AND 89.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 74 AND 84.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 11-p.m.

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

545 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN, OK HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 338, IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE: AUDUBON BOONE CALHOUN CARROLL CRAWFORD DALLAS EMMET GREENE GUTHRIE HAMILTON HANCOCK HARRISON HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH PALO ALTO POCAHONTAS SAC SHELBY WEBSTER WINNEBAGO WRIGHT.

24-hour rainfall report (6/20/14)

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Here are some rainfall reports from around southwest Iowa (from Thursday’s [6/19] rain event)…

Massena 1.12″

KJAN/Atlantic – .1″  (Nat’l. Weather Service reporting site for Atlantic)

Villisca 1.00″; Shenandoah .68″; Hamburg .55″.

Skyscan Forecast & weather data for Atlantic: 6/20/2014

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Thursday’s High in Atlantic was 83. Our 24-hour low (ending today at 7-a.m.) was 60. 24-hour rainfall amounted to .1″.

**Dense Fog Advisory until 8-a.m.**
Today: Areas of dense fog before 8am. Otherwise, Mo. Sunny. High 89. S/SW @ 5-10. Tonight: P/Cldy w/a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Low 69. S/SW @ 5-10.

Saturday: P/Sunny w/a 30% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. High near 88. S @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sat. Night: Mo. Cldy w/a 20% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 69. S/SE @ 5-10.

Sunday: P/Cldy w/a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 85. S/SE @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sun. Night: Mo. Cldy w/a 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Low around 67. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Monday: Mo. Cldy w/a 60% chance of showers and thunderstorms. High near 77.

Dense Fog Advisory for Cass & area Counties until 8-a.m.

News, Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE-

344 AM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM CDT THIS MORNING.

* VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER OF A MILE CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH SUNRISE…ESPECIALLY IN FAVORED LOCATIONS AND LOW LYING AREAS. IMPROVEMENT WILL BEGIN AFTER SUNRISE AS TEMPERATURES WARM AND WINDS SLOWLY INCREASE.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS DUE TO THE LIMITED VISIBILITIES. SLOW DOWN AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING…SLOW DOWN…USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS…AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.