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Skyscan Forecast 06/17/2017

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June 17th, 2017 by Chris Parks

Today: Partly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 82. N @ 5-10.

Tonight: Mostly clear. Low 62. NW @ 5-10.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. High 75. NW @ 5-10.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear. Low 59.

Monday: Mostly sunny. High 80.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny. High 82.

Wednesday: Mix of sun and clouds. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. High 84.

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Storm damage photos from 6/16/17

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June 17th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Some photos of damage taken along I-29 near the Highway 34 intersection (west of Glenwood). Photos courtesy Quinn Hall, from Red Oak.

Storm report from 6/16 event (updated 4:30-a.m., 6/17)

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

10:00-p.m.      Mid-American Energy reported 6, 743 customers were without power in the Council Bluffs service area, including: 1,697 in Mills County (1,755 in Glenwood alone); 1,103 in Shenandoah; 885 in Clarinda; 201 in Elliott; 245 in Pacific Junction; 186 in Page County and 173 in Pottawattamie County.

9:42-p.m.    1 person suffered minor injuries, 3 unsecured camper trailers were blown from camp site into the lake 4 miles east of New Market, in Taylor County.; Heavy (3″) rain reported in Sidney, IA.

9:36-p.m.    4 miles S. of Corning: reports of non-specific building damage near the Adams/Taylor county line. also numerous trees down around the county. Damage was most extensive in the southern portion of the county; Tree limbs and power lines down in Corning.

9:15-p.m.     Alliant Energy reported 250 customers were without service in southern Cass County.

9:05-p.m.     Trees and power lines down in Grant.

9:01-p.m.     A trained storm spotter reported a 60mph gust of wind in Griswold.

8:55-p.m.    Broken trees branches little the trees, power outages reported in Lewis.

8:50-p.m.     Broken tree branches and power lines down in Griswold.

8:49-p.m.    Several trees down after estimated 60mph wind  3 miles east of Thurman.

8:38-p.m.     Large trees on the road 3 miles west of Oakland. Power lines down.

8:35-p.m.    62mph wind gust at the Harlan Municipal Airport.

8:35-p.m.     Very large trees blocking the road 2 miles south of Thurman.

8:15-p.m.     Large trees blown down, windows on a house broken 3 miles w. of Pacific Junction.

8:00-p.m.    Roof damaged from 5″ diameter tree limb blown onto a home.

7:55-p.m.     Roof blown off industrial bldg in Woodbine. Widespread tree damage in and west of town.

7:40-p.m.    60mph wind gust at Little Sioux in Harrison County.

 

 

Tornado Warning: Montgomery Mills/Pott. Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
829 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Western Montgomery County in southwestern Iowa…
Northeastern Mills County in southwestern Iowa…
Southeastern Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa…

* Until 900 PM CDT

* At 828 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing both
tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage were located 5
miles northeast of Glenwood, or 21 miles southeast of Omaha, moving
east at 35 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

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.

* These dangerous storms will be near…
Emerson around 850 PM CDT.
Red Oak around 900 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Hastings, Silver City and Henderson.

This includes the following highways…
Highway 34 in Iowa between mile markers 14 and 36.
Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 28 and 41.

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 you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

Flood Advisory for Mills/Pott Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Mills IA-Pottawattamie IA-Sarpy NE-Douglas NE-
826 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Flood Advisory for…
Northwestern Mills County in southwestern Iowa…
Southwestern Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa…
Sarpy County in east central Nebraska…
Douglas County in east central Nebraska…

* Until 930 PM CDT

* At 825 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms moving through the area. This will cause minor
flooding in the advisory area, especially in urban areas. One to
two inches of rain have already fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Ralston,
Gretna, Springfield, Underwood, Waterloo, Elkhorn, Offutt AFB,
Millard, Carter Lake, Bennington, Boys Town, Crescent, McClelland,
Lake Manawa State Park and Koa Campground.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Multiple Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
814 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Montgomery County in southwestern Iowa…
Mills County in southwestern Iowa…
Shelby County in southwestern Iowa…
Fremont County in southwestern Iowa…
Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa…
Eastern Harrison County in southwestern Iowa…
Page County in southwestern Iowa…
Northeastern Lancaster County in southeastern Nebraska…
Northeastern Nemaha County in southeastern Nebraska…
Southeastern Douglas County in east central Nebraska…
Southeastern Saunders County in east central Nebraska…
Sarpy County in east central Nebraska…
Eastern Otoe County in southeastern Nebraska…
Cass County in southeastern Nebraska…

* Until 845 PM CDT

* At 814 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 5 miles east of Persia to Treynor to 3 miles
southeast of Pacific Junction to 4 miles southwest of Elmwood,
moving southeast at 45 mph.

These are very dangerous storms.

HAZARD…80 mph wind gusts.

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…
Southeastern Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Papillion, Nebraska
City, Plattsmouth, Red Oak, Clarinda, Glenwood, Shenandoah, Harlan,
Ashland, Springfield, Oakland, Villisca, Hamburg, Malvern, Sidney,
Louisville and Weeping Water.

This includes the following highways…
Highway 136 in Nebraska between mile markers 238 and 240.
Highway 2 in Nebraska between mile markers 493 and 508.
Highway 34 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 51.
Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 80.
Highway 75 in Nebraska between mile markers 35 and 88.
Interstate 29 between mile markers 1 and 56.
Interstate 80 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 48.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 414 and 430, and
between mile markers 452 and 454.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Tornado Warning Fremont Montgomery & Mills Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
807 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Fremont County in southwestern Iowa…
West central Montgomery County in southwestern Iowa…
Mills County in southwestern Iowa…
Northeastern Sarpy County in east central Nebraska…
Northeastern Cass County in southeastern Nebraska…

* Until 830 PM CDT

* At 806 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms capable of producing both
tornadoes and extensive straight line wind damage were located over
Offutt AFB, or 12 miles south of Omaha, moving southeast at 45 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

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.

* These dangerous storms will be near…
Plattsmouth around 810 PM CDT.
Pacific Junction around 815 PM CDT.
Glenwood around 820 PM CDT.
Malvern around 830 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Hastings, Silver City, Imogene, Camp Maha, Randolph and Tabor.

This includes the following highways…
Highway 34 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 27.
Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 25 and 31.
Highway 75 in Nebraska between mile markers 73 and 85.
Interstate 29 between mile markers 27 and 42.

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 you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

New Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 4-am Saturday: Includes Cass County

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 341
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
745 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 341 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

IAC001-003-007-009-015-029-039-049-051-053-073-077-099-117-121-
123-125-127-135-153-157-159-169-171-173-175-179-181-185-
170900-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0341.170617T0045Z-170617T0900Z/

IA
. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR ADAMS APPANOOSE
AUDUBON BOONE CASS
CLARKE DALLAS DAVIS
DECATUR GREENE GUTHRIE
JASPER LUCAS MADISON
MAHASKA MARION MARSHALL
MONROE POLK POWESHIEK
RINGGOLD STORY TAMA
TAYLOR UNION WAPELLO
WARREN WAYNE
$$

Tornado Warning! Harrison and Shelby Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
751 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Eastern Harrison County in southwestern Iowa…
West central Shelby County in southwestern Iowa…

* Until 815 PM CDT

* At 751 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located 8 miles north of Logan, or 26 miles southwest of
Denison, moving southeast at 25 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

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…
Persia around 815 PM CDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Woodbine, Schaben Park and Willow Lake Recreation Area.

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 you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

Severe Tstorm warning until 8:15-p.m. for Fremont/Mills/Pott/Harrison Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2017 by Ric Hanson

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley Nebraska
749 PM CDT FRI JUN 16 2017

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Northwestern Fremont County in southwestern Iowa…
Mills County in southwestern Iowa…
Central Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa…
South central Harrison County in southwestern Iowa…
Sarpy County in east central Nebraska…
Northeastern Lancaster County in southeastern Nebraska…
Northwestern Otoe County in southeastern Nebraska…
Southeastern Douglas County in east central Nebraska…
Southeastern Saunders County in east central Nebraska…
Cass County in southeastern Nebraska…

* Until 815 PM CDT

* At 748 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line
extending from 6 miles southeast of Missouri Valley to 4 miles
north of Council Bluffs to near Gretna to 9 miles south of Wahoo,
moving southeast at 40 mph.

These are very dangerous storms.

HAZARD…80 mph wind gusts.

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…
Southeastern Omaha, Council Bluffs, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista,
Plattsmouth, Ralston, Glenwood, Gretna, Waverly, Ashland,
Springfield, Oakland, Malvern, Louisville, Weeping Water, Treynor,
Underwood, Carson and Elmwood.

This includes the following highways…
Highway 34 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 23.
Highway 59 in Iowa between mile markers 31 and 55.
Highway 75 in Nebraska between mile markers 57 and 91.
Highway 77 in Nebraska between mile markers 81 and 82.
Interstate 29 between mile markers 15 and 56.
Interstate 80 in Iowa between mile markers 1 and 23.
Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 411 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.