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Flash Flood Watch Cancelled for parts of western IA

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June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES
119 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF IOWA AND NEBRASKA HAS BEEN CANCELLED AS HEAVY RAIN IS NO LONGER A THREAT. HOWEVER THERE ARE STILL FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA…BUT ADDITIONAL FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.

 

Tornado Watch Cancelled for parts of western/sw Iowa

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 373 FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS: HARRISON, SHELBY & MONONA COUNTIES.

THE TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA UNTIL 6-PM OR UNTIL CANCELLED.

Confirmed tornado near Stuart

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

DALLAS IA-MADISON IA-GUTHRIE IA-ADAIR IA-
1257 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 115 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS…NORTHWESTERN MADISON…SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE AND
NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTIES…

AT 1257 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED 4 MILES SOUTHWEST OF EARLHAM…OR 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF
WINTERSET…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND TWO INCH 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 TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS…NORTHWESTERN MADISON…SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE AND
NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTIES…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS…
DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…DEXTER…REDFIELD AND MENLO.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 89 AND 107.

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.

Tornado Warning!

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1244 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 115 PM CDT

* AT 1244 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 6 MILES WEST OF STUART…OR 11 MILES NORTH OF
GREENFIELD…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND HAIL UP TO TWO INCHES IN DIAMETER.

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…
STUART AROUND 1255 PM CDT.
EARLHAM AROUND 110 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
CASEY…DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…DEXTER…REDFIELD AND MENLO.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 82 AND 107.

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.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Adair/Guthrie/Madiso/Dallas Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1237 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1237 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES SOUTH
OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TWO INCH 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…
WEST DES MOINES…URBANDALE…CLIVE…WAUKEE…GRIMES…
WINTERSET…ADEL…GUTHRIE CENTER…STUART…DALLAS CENTER…
EARLHAM…LAKE PANORAMA…GRANGER…PANORA…DE SOTO…VAN METER…
REDFIELD…ADAIR…DEXTER AND CASEY.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 73 AND 119.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY…IF ONE IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A
PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR
SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

Flash Flood Warning – Audubon County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1212 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 615 PM CDT MONDAY

* AT 1210 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ENTERING THE COUNTY. AN EARLIER STORM DROPPED ONE TO
TWO INCHES OF RAIN SEVERAL HOURS AGO AND ANOTHER LARGE COMPLEX OF
STORMS ENTERING THE COUNTY MAY PRODUCE ONE TO TWO ADDITIONAL
INCHES OF RAIN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
AUDUBON…EXIRA…ELK HORN…KIMBALLTON…BRAYTON…GRAY AND
AUDUBON COUNTY AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

Severer Thunderstorm Warning: Cass/Audubon/Guthrie/Adair Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1204 PM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

* AT 1204 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 4 MILES NORTH OF
ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 50 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…
ATLANTIC…GREENFIELD…STUART…GRISWOLD…ANITA…ADAIR…
FONTANELLE…LEWIS…CASEY…ORIENT…MASSENA…MENLO…
CUMBERLAND…BRIDGEWATER…MARNE…WIOTA…GRISWOLD PARK…NODAWAY
PARK…LAKE ANITA STATE PARK AND GREENFIELD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 50 AND 95.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Flash Flood Warning Shelby/Harrison/Pott Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1156 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 1154 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MOST OF SHELBY COUNTY. EARLIER RAINS
HAVE SATURATED SOIL…THUS FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
HARLAN…AVOCA…WALNUT…ELK HORN…SHELBY…EARLING…IRWIN…
PERSIA…DEFIANCE…DUNLAP…PANAMA…HANCOCK…PORTSMOUTH…
WESTPHALIA…TENNANT…KIRKMAN…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA…ELK
HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA…PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND BOTNA BEND
PARK.

RAINFALL IN THE 2 TO 3 INCH RANGE HAS FALLEN ALREADY THIS
MORNING…WITH ADDITIONAL RAINFALL UP TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Pottawattamie County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1150 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT

* AT 1149 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR AVOCA…OR
15 MILES WEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
AVOCA…WALNUT…HANCOCK AND BOTNA BEND PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 55 AND 66.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA 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: Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1148 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 1230 PM CDT

* AT 1148 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF IRWIN…OR 10 MILES WEST OF AUDUBON…MOVING EAST AT
65 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…
AUDUBON…GUTHRIE CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA…EXIRA…ELK
HORN…BAYARD…KIMBALLTON…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…
BRAYTON…GRAY…LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…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.