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June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

540 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY…AT 539 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADOWAS LOCATED NEAR ELLIOTT…OR 17 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 35 MPH. HAZARD…TORNADO AND TWO INCH HAIL.  SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

540 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014
…THE TORNADO WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IS
CANCELLED…

SHELBY IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
539 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1145 PM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 538 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA.
UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
AVOCA…WALNUT…HANCOCK…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA AND BOTNA
BEND PARK.

Tornado warning: Montgomery/SW Pott Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
525 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 524 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR ELLIOTT…OR 17 MILES SOUTHWEST OF
ATLANTIC…MOVING SOUTHEAST 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.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…
ELLIOTT AROUND 530 PM CDT.

ROOF DAMAGE AND DOWNED TREES WERE REPORTED WITH THIS STORM AT 510 PM
AT OAKLAND.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE GRANT
AND FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE 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 IN A MOBILE HOME…A
VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Flash Flood warning SW Pott. County

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
525 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1130 PM CDT TUESDAY

* AT 524 PM CDT…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED FLASH FLOODING
AT 16TH AND O STREETS IN COUNCIL BLUFFS. THIS IS A LOW SPOT WHICH
TYPICALLY FLOODS. WITH MORE RAIN ON WAY…EXPECT MORE TYPICAL
FLOODING AREAS TO BE INUNDATED. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
COUNCIL BLUFFS…CARTER LAKE…NARROWS RIVER PARK AND LAKE MANAWA
STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Flood Advisory SW Pott. County

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
518 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

IAC155-040315-
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/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
518 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 518 PM CDT…THE PUBLIC REPORTED HEAVY RAIN CAUSING MINOR
FLOODING IN COUNCIL BLUFFS. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL
RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING. UP TO ONE INCH OF RAIN HAS ALREADY
FALLEN.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
COUNCIL BLUFFS…CARTER LAKE…NARROWS RIVER PARK AND LAKE MANAWA
STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

Tornado warning update

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
508 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY…

AT 507 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED OVER OAKLAND…OR 21 MILES SOUTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…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.

THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
LOCATIONS…FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA AND OLD TOWN PARK.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 41 AND 52.

T-storm warning update: Cass/Adams/Audubon Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

CASS IA-AUDUBON IA-ADAMS IA-
509 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT
FOR CASS…SOUTHERN AUDUBON AND NORTHWESTERN ADAMS COUNTIES…

AT 509 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF IRWIN TO 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF
WALNUT TO 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MACEDONIA…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

THESE ARE VERY DANGEROUS STORMS.

HAZARD…80 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

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…
ATLANTIC…GRISWOLD…LAKE ICARIA…ANITA…EXIRA…ELK HORN…
LEWIS…MASSENA…KIMBALLTON…CUMBERLAND…BRAYTON…MARNE…
WIOTA…CARBON…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…GRISWOLD PARK…LAKE ANITA
STATE PARK…ATLANTIC MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…ANITA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND
COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 49 AND 72.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Mills/Montgomery County

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
503 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 503 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR OAKLAND TO NEAR MACEDONIA TO 6 MILES NORTH OF
GLENWOOD…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

THESE ARE VERY DANGEROUS STORMS.

HAZARD…80 MPH WIND GUSTS AND BASEBALL SIZE HAIL.

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…
RED OAK…MALVERN…STANTON…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…SILVER CITY…
HENDERSON…HASTINGS AND GRANT.

THIS LINE OF STORMS HAS A HISTORY OF DAMAGING WINDS AND BASEBALL
SIZE HAIL.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 42.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 28 AND 37.

Tornado Warning Pottawattamie

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
458 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 458 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 7 MILES WEST OF OAKLAND…OR 25 MILES EAST OF
OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 50 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…
OAKLAND…CARSON AND MACEDONIA AROUND 505 PM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE FARM
CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA AND OLD TOWN PARK.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 41 AND 55.

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; Cass, Audubon Adams Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
442 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 442 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MINDEN…OR
27 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ATLANTIC…AUDUBON…GRISWOLD…LAKE ICARIA…ANITA…EXIRA…ELK
HORN…LEWIS…MASSENA…KIMBALLTON…CUMBERLAND…BRAYTON…
MARNE…WIOTA…GRAY…CARBON…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK…GRISWOLD
PARK…LAKE ANITA STATE PARK AND AUDUBON COUNTY AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 49 AND 72.

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.

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
441 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 438 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF LOGAN TO 6 MILES WEST OF
UNDERWOOD TO 6 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

THESE ARE VERY DANGEROUS STORMS.

HAZARD…80 MPH WIND GUSTS AND BASEBALL SIZE HAIL.

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…
OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…LA VISTA…RALSTON…HARLAN…LOGAN…
OAKLAND…AVOCA…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…CARSON…WALNUT…ELK
HORN…SHELBY…MINDEN…EARLING…IRWIN…PERSIA…DEFIANCE AND
MACEDONIA.

THIS WARNING EXTENDS THE WARNINGS FOR THE LINE OF STORMS MOVING
THROUGH FAR EASTERN NEBRASKA…PLUS THE LINE MOVING ACROSS MONONA
COUNTY…AND THE STORM AHEAD OF THE LINE IN EASTERN POTTAWATAMIE
COUNTY.

SEVERAL BASEBALL HAIL AND DAMAGING WIND REPORTS HAVE BEEN
COME IN WITH THE LINE OF STORMS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 41 AND 89.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 88 AND 102.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 43 AND 66.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 48.
INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 446 AND 454.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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