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Flash Flood Warning for SW Pottawattamie County until 3:45-am Sat.

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
941 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 345 AM CDT SATURDAY

* AT 940 PM CDT…THE PUBLIC REPORTED FLASH FLOODING AROUND 96TH AND
DODGE. FLASH FLOODING IS LIKELY OCCURRING ELSEWHERE IN THE OMAHA
AND COUNCIL BLUFFS METRO. STAY AWAY FROM FLOODED ROADWAYS. UP TO
TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. WHILE THE RAIN MAY BE
TAPERING OFF…MORE RAIN IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT. FLASH FLOODING IS
ALREADY OCCURRING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA…
RALSTON…MILLARD…CARTER LAKE…BOYS TOWN…CRESCENT…LAKE
MANAWA STATE PARK…NARROWS RIVER PARK AND CHALCO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning will expire at 9:30

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

924 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014
MILLS IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-DOUGLAS NE-SARPY NE-CASS NE-
924 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR WESTERN MILLS…SOUTHWESTERN
POTTAWATTAMIE…SOUTHEASTERN DOUGLAS…SARPY AND EASTERN CASS
COUNTIES WILL EXPIRE AT 930 PM CDT…

THE LINE OF STORMS WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAVE WEAKENED BELOW
SEVERE LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSE AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR
PROPERTY. THEREFORE THE WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER
HEAVY RAIN IS STILL POSSIBLE WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT
SATURDAY MORNING FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

Special Weather Statement: Audubon-Cass-Adair-Adams Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

850 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

IAZ057-070-071-081-210245-
AUDUBON IA-CASS IA-ADAIR IA-ADAMS IA-
850 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

...LINE OF STRONG STORMS APPROACHING AUDUBON AND CASS COUNTIES...

AT 848 PM CDT...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF IRWIN TO COUNCIL BLUFFS... AND
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THESE STORMS.

A QUICK ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATLANTIC...GRISWOLD...ANITA...FONTANELLE...ELK HORN...LEWIS...
MASSENA...KIMBALLTON...CUMBERLAND...BRIDGEWATER...BRAYTON...MARNE...
WIOTA...GRISWOLD PARK...LAKE ANITA STATE PARK...ATLANTIC MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT...ANITA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT
FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR WESTERN IOWA. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR ANY FUTURE
WARNINGS SHOULD THE STORM STRENGTHEN.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 3-a.m. for area Counties

Weather

June 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 339
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
855 PM CDT FRI JUN 20 2014

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 339 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

.    IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR                ADAMS               CASS
FREMONT              MILLS               MONTGOMERY
PAGE                 RINGGOLD            TAYLOR
UNION

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.