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Severe Thunderstorm Watch Cancelled – Tornado Watch remains

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Severe Thunderstorm Watch #301 that was in effect for four western Iowa counties until 2-p.m. has been cancelled. A Tornado Watch (#302)  remains in effect until 8-p.m. for the following counties in the KJAN listening area…

AUDUBON CARROLL  CRAWFORD DALLAS GUTHRIE and SAC.

Severe T-storm warning Crawford/Carroll/Audubon Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
107 PM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  WESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 215 PM CDT

* AT 107 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES SOUTHWEST
  OF EARLING...OR 22 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT
  25 MPH.

  HAZARD...HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  DENISON...MANNING...DUNLAP...MANILLA...DOW CITY...ARCADIA...VAIL...
  TEMPLETON...WESTSIDE...HALBUR...ARION...GRAY...BUCK GROVE...
  ASPINWALL...DENISON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND MANNING MUNICIPAL
  AIRPORT.

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.

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

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.
THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN
DES MOINES .

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Shelby/Eastern Harrison Co.

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
1241 PM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1241 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES
NORTHWEST OF PERSIA…OR 27 MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
EARLING…IRWIN…PERSIA…DEFIANCE…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…PANAMA…
PORTSMOUTH…WESTPHALIA…TENNANT…KIRKMAN…SCHABEN PARK AND
MANTENO RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 80 AND 91.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE DESTRUCTIVE
HAIL CAPABLE OF PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD
MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

Tornado Watch until 8-p.m.

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 302
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1225 PM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

TORNADO WATCH 302 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM CDT FOR THE
FOLLOWING LOCATIONS:  IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE….

AUDUBON BOONE BUENA VISTA
CALHOUN CARROLL CHEROKEE
CLAY CRAWFORD DALLAS
DICKINSON EMMET GREENE
GUTHRIE HAMILTON HANCOCK
HUMBOLDT IDA KOSSUTH
LYON O’BRIEN OSCEOLA
PALO ALTO PLYMOUTH POCAHONTAS
SAC SIOUX WEBSTER
WINNEBAGO WOODBURY WRIGHT

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Update (Adds Shelby County)

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WS 301
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
1224 PM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 301 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

HARRISON LYON MONONA
PLYMOUTH POTTAWATTAMIE SHELBY
SIOUX WOODBURY

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: SW Harison County

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
1142 AM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT

* AT 1142 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR KENNARD…
OR 21 MILES NORTHWEST OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BLAIR…MONDAMIN…KENNARD…MODALE AND HERMAN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 30 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5.
HIGHWAY 30 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 438 AND 450.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 111 AND 129.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 92.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Harrison, NW Pott Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
1134 AM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 1230 PM CDT

* AT 1134 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER ELKHORN…
OR 10 MILES WEST OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
WESTERN OMAHA…BLAIR…VALLEY…FORT CALHOUN…WATERLOO…
KENNARD…ELKHORN…MILLARD…BENNINGTON…BOYS TOWN…
WASHINGTON…DESOTO BEND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE AND WILSON ISLAND
STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 275 IN NEBRASKA NEAR MILE MARKER 167.
HIGHWAY 30 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 5.
HIGHWAY 30 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 441 AND 450.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 97 AND 117.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 66 AND 74.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NW Harrison & Monona Counties

Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

1121 AM CDT MON JUN 16 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  EASTERN BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT

* AT 1120 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER TEKAMAH...
  OR 37 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.

  HAZARD...PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT
           DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  ONAWA...TEKAMAH...WHITING...DECATUR...MONDAMIN...PISGAH...
  MOORHEAD...MAPLETON...BLENCOE...SOLDIER...LITTLE SIOUX...CASTANA...
  TURIN...PELICAN POINT STATE RECREATION AREA...LEWIS AND CLARK STATE
  PARK...KENNEBEC...PREPARATION CANYON STATE PARK AND LITTLE SIOUX
  SCOUT RANCH.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 129 AND 150.
 INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 89 AND 118.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

(Update) Severe Thunderstorm Watch

News, Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Valley, NE has cancelled Severe Thunderstorm Watch # 301 for Fremont and Mills Counties in Southwest Iowa. The Watch remains in effect until 2-p.m. for Harrison, Pottawattamie and Monona Counties in the KJAN listening area.

The primary threat from storms that develop will be large hail with isolated damaging winds up to 70-miles per hour possible.

(Updated) Severe Weather Chances increasing across much of western IA

News, Weather

June 16th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The latest weather statement from the National Weather Service points to an ever-increasing risk for severe thunderstorms across Iowa, today. Scattered thunderstorms may be moving northeast out of Nebraska into western Iowa and may contain large hail over an inch in diameter. More vigorous activity is expected to develop by mid to late afternoon over northwest Iowa then shift east into this evening.

The latest outlook shows an increased risk for damaging winds and large hail.

The latest outlook shows an increased risk for damaging winds and large hail.

Very strong storms are expected with this activity. Initial storms may produce very large hail and a few tornadoes before evolving into a damaging wind threat by mid to late evening. Heavy rainfall is possible as well, especially over northern Iowa. Localized flash flooding may occur with storms producing intense rainfall rates.

(Updated 9:45-a.m.)