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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Guthrie County – until 4:45-pm

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

357 PM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…* UNTIL 445 PM CDT

* AT 357 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PERRY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…PERRY…OGDEN…LAKE PANORAMA…PANORA…WOODWARD…MINBURN…RIPPEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…DAWSON…

BOUTON…LUTHER…BEAVER…BERKLEY…LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…LEDGES STATE PARK AND PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Special Weather Statement: Carroll – Crawford – Sac Counties

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
103 PM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

IAZ033-044-045-191930-
CARROLL IA-CRAWFORD IA-SAC IA-
103 PM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

…THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL AND SMALL HAIL MOVING ACROSS
THE REGION EARLY THIS AFTERNOON…

AT 101 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 9
MILES SOUTHEAST OF ODEBOLT…OR 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF DENISON…
MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THERE IS
THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED PONDING OF WATER ALONG WITH TORRENTIAL
RAINFALL AND VERY LOW VISIBILITY AS THESE STORMS PASS THE AREA.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SAC CITY…LAKE VIEW…ODEBOLT…BLACK HAWK LAKE…WALL LAKE…
EARLY…NEMAHA…SAC CITY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…BLACKHAWK LAKE STATE
PARK AND WALL LAKE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY CAUSE
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS…INTERSECTIONS…AND OTHER LOW-LYING
AREAS.

Special Weather Statetment for Shelby, Harrison & Pott. Counties

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
103 PM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

IAZ055-056-069-191830-
SHELBY IA-HARRISON IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
103 PM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

…SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT…

AT 102 PM CDT…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A STRONG
THUNDERSTORM NEAR UNDERWOOD…OR 14 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NORTHEASTERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…HARLAN…UNDERWOOD…SHELBY…MINDEN…
EARLING…PERSIA…NEOLA…CRESCENT…PANAMA…PORTSMOUTH…
MCCLELLAND…WESTPHALIA…TENNANT…KIRKMAN…ARROWHEAD PARK AND
MANTENO RECREATION AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Madison/Adair/Union Counties

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1027 AM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN CLARKE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 1100 AM CDT

* AT 1027 AM CDT...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTH OF SUN VALLEY LAKE TO NEAR CRESTON...
  MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

  HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  CRESTON...WINTERSET...GREEN VALLEY LAKE...AFTON...MURRAY...ST.
  CHARLES...TRURO...LORIMOR...EAST PERU...MACKSBURG...ARISPE...
  THAYER...CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK
  AND MURRAY ROADSIDE REST AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Special Weather Statement: Thunderstorms today may drop hail & heavy rain

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
830 AM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

…NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL AND BRIEF DOWNPOURS…

NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS HAVE FORMED ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA THIS MORNING. WHILE MANY OF THESE STORMS ARE RELATIVELY SHORT LIVED…THEY WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HAIL UP TO NICKEL SIZE AND BRIEF HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY HAIL…PLEASE REPORT IT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

T-storm warning update: Audubon/Carroll/Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

756 AM CDT THU JUN 19 2014: THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IS CANCELLED…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF  THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 AM CDT FOR SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL…NORTHWESTERN GUTHRIE AND SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTIES…AT 755 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COON RAPIDS…OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

More severe weather possible today

News, Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Severe weather is possible across much of Iowa once again today. Already this morning, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for parts of Carroll, Audubon, Guthrie and Greene Counties, with nickel-sized hail having been reported just east of Audubon at around 7:35-a.m.

The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK., has placed much of Iowa in a slight risk for severe storms. In addition to damaging winds and large hail, heavy rainfall is possible. An additional widespread 1″ to 1.5″ may fall over already rain-soaked locations… including those in the Flash Flood Watch.

Flash Flood Watch (green shaded counties- lower left image).

Flash Flood Watch (green shaded counties- lower left image).

The slight risk area may shift throughout the daytime, so please make sure you stay up to date with the latest weather forecast information…especially if you have travel and/or outdoor plans today!

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Carroll/Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
738 AM CDT THU JUN 19 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 815 AM CDT

* AT 738 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES EAST OF
AUDUBON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. A SPOTTER EAST OF AUDUBON REPORTED
NICKEL SIZE HAIL WITH THE STORM.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
COON RAPIDS…SCRANTON…BAYARD AND RALSTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Thu., June 19th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWS forecast for the KJAN listening area: Thu., 6/19/2014

Weather

June 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today – Showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. High near 85. South southwest wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Tonight – Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Low around 66. West southwest wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Friday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Friday Night - Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday - A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night - A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday - A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 84.