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SVR TSTRM WARNING: MILLS/FREMONT COUNTY, IA & COUNTIES IN NE

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA 535 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...EAST CENTRAL CASS COUNTY IN EASTERN NEBRASKA…NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 531 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 16 MILES SOUTH OF PLATTSMOUTH TO 6 MILES EAST OF UNION…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 34 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA TO 54 MILES NORTHWEST OF MOUND CITY…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…MALVERN…PACIFIC JUNCTION…TABOR…SILVER CITY…THURMAN…HASTINGS AND RANDOLPH. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 35.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

SVR TSTRM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5:45-PM FOR FREMONT CO.

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

527 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM CDT FOR FREMONT COUNTY, IA…EXTREME EAST CENTRAL OTOE AND NEMAHA (NE) COUNTIES…

AT 521 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEROLOGISTS INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 75 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 26 MILES SOUTH OF UNION TO AUBURN…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 58 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA TO 38 MILES NORTHWEST OF MOUND CITY…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH. NICKEL SIZE HAIL MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THE DAMAGING WINDS.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING: MONTGOMERY COUNTY

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

513 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…WEST CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 512 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN AND MORE RAIN IS ON THE WAY. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…RED OAK.

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.

SEVERE TSTRM WARNING: FREMONT COUNTY

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

511 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...NEMAHA COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA…OTOE COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA…* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 507 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTSIN DICATED A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 75 MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 19 MILES SOUTH OF SYRACUSE TO JOHNSON…OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 43 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LINCOLN TO 46 MILES NORTHWEST OF HIAWATHA…AND MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL MAY ALSO ACCOMPANY THE DAMAGING WINDS.* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…NEBRASKA CITY…AUBURN…SIDNEY…HAMBURG…PERU…RIVERTON… TALMAGE…DUNBAR…THURMAN…BROCK…BROWNVILLE…JULIAN AND LORTON VILLAGE.THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 136 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 226 AND 240.

INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 20.

TWO COUNTIES DROPPED FROM TORNADO WATCH IN WESTERN IA

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

HARRISON AND SHELBY COUNTIES ARE NO LONGER INCLUDED IN A TORNADO WATCH.

THE REMAINING FAR WEST AND SOUTHWEST COUNTIES (FREMONT MILLS MONTGOMERY PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE) ARE UNDER A TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 7-P.M..

OTHER COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA (ADAIR, ADAMS,AUDUBON, CASS, GUTHRIE, MADISON, RINGGOLD, TAYLOR & UNION) ARE UNDER A TORNADO WATCH UNTIL MIDNIGHT. (THE WATCH WAS EXTENDED FROM THE ORIGINAL 9-P.M. EXPIRATION TIME)

TORNADO WATCH EXTENDED UNTIL MIDNIGHT FOR A PART OF THE AREA

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WATCH 169 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA: ADAIR ADAMS APPANOOSE AUDUBON CASS CLARKE DALLAS DAVIS DECATUR GUTHRIE JASPER LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA MARION MONROE POLK POWESHIEK RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION WAPELLO WARREN WAYNE

SVR TSTRM WARNING: MADISON COUNTY UNTIL 5:15-PM

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

427 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…MADISON COUNTY AND NORTHWESTERN WARREN COUNTY UNTIL 515 PM CDT

* AT 424 PM CDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WINTERSET…OR 24 MILES WEST OF INDIANOLA…AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. THIS STORM HAS HAD A HISTORY OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL NEAR THE INTERSECTION OF HIGHWAY 92 AND PITCHER ROAD.  LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…WINTERSET…NORWALK…PATTERSON…ST. CHARLES…BEVINGTON…

TORNADO WARNING ALLOWED TO EXPIRE

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

THE  TORNADO WARNING FOR NORTHEASTERN ADAMS…SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR…SOUTHWESTERN MADISON AND NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTIES WAS ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 4:15-P.M. THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSES AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. HOWEVER QUARTER SIZED HAIL IS STILL POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM. IN ADDITION…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY REDEVELOP…AND A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4:30-P.M. FOR… SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY… NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY

AT 415 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES WEST OF WINTERSET…OR 21 MILES NORTHEAST OF CRESTON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… WINTERSET.

UPDATED FORECAST: CASS & AREA COUNTIES IN IA FOR SAT., 4-14-12

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

**TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 9-P.M. FOR ADAIR, ADAMS, CASS, AUDUBON, GUTHRIE, RINGGOLD, TAYLOR AND UNION COUNTIES, AND UNTIL 7PM FOR FREMONT, HARRISON, MILLS, MONONA, MONTGOMERY, PAGE & POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES

411 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

LATE THIS AFTERNOON…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE. SOUTHEAST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

TONIGHT…CLOUDY. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. BREEZY…COLDER. LOW IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WIND 15 TO 25 MPH.

MONDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…COOLER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH.

MONDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 60S.

 

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: SE ADAIR/NW MADISON COUNTIES

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

354 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY…NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY  UNTIL 430 PM CDT

* AT 352 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GREENFIELD…OR 14 MILES NORTH OF CRESTON…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…WINTERSET.