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FLASH FLOOD WATCH cancelled for parts of the area (6/25)

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-ADAIR-MADISON-CLARKE-

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF THE AREA THOUGH HEAVY RAINFALL HAS ENDED.

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTH
CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHWEST IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the area, 6/25/15

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms before 8am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 6 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Northeast wind 7 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. North northeast wind 5 to 8 mph.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

FLASH FLOOD UPDATE for parts of western/central IA

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLLAUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLASADAIR- MADISON…A FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM TODAY (THURSDAY).

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS EXTENDED THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR… WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY .. NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY.. SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY … UNTIL 715 AM CDT

* AT 345 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA INCLUDING AREAS SUCH AS JAMAICA…BAGLEY…AND BAYARD.

FIVE PLUS INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN IN LOCATIONS ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… GUTHRIE CENTER…DALLAS CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA… REDFIELD…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…DAWSON… LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

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.

Flash Flood Watch: Fremont & Page Counties 7p.m. Thursday – 7am Friday

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES IN IA

340 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7-p.m. TODAY (THURSDAY) THROUGH 7-a.m. FRIDAY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN TONIGHT WILL BRING THE RISK OF FLASH FLOODING. AREA STREAMS…CREEKS AND SMALLER RIVERS MAY REACH OR EXCEED BANKFULL. FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN LOW LYING AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

Flash Flood Warning: SE Guthrie/Dallas/NE Madison Counties

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1259 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 700 AM CDT THURSDAY

* AT 1255 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
  WITH HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA. AN ADDITIONAL TWO OR
  MORE INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA...ON
  TOP OF THE HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL EARLIER. FLASH FLOODING IS
  EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  DES MOINES...WEST DES MOINES...ANKENY...URBANDALE...JOHNSTON...
  CLIVE...INDIANOLA...ALTOONA...WAUKEE...NORWALK...PLEASANT HILL...
  GRIMES...PERRY...KNOXVILLE...WINTERSET...ADEL...WINDSOR HEIGHTS...
  CARLISLE...BONDURANT AND POLK CITY.

FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG NUMEROUS CREEKS AND SMALL STREAMS IN THE
WARNED AREA. OF PARTICULAR CONCERN IS WALNUT CREEK ON THE WEST SIDE
OF THE DES MOINES METRO AREA...WHICH IS EXPECTED TO GO ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE WITHIN THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7-am today (6/25)

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE- DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA- CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-APPANOOSE AND DAVIS COUNTIES

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT THURSDAY…

RAINFALL RATES ASSOCIATED WITH THE MOST INTENSE STORMS WILL LIKELY EXCEED 2 TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR AND MULTIPLE STORMS MAY PASS OVER THE SAME AREA. PLUS…SEVERAL LOCATIONS HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL AND ANY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IN A SHORT TIME FRAME WILL LEAD TO A SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOOD THREAT TONIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED 3 INCHES WITH SOME LOCATIONS REACHING 5 INCHES.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 1:30-am for Carroll/Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1238 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

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...
  GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT

* AT 1238 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES
  SOUTHWEST OF COON RAPIDS...OR 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF AUDUBON...
  MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

  HAZARD...HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GUTHRIE CENTER...COON RAPIDS...PANORA...LAKE PANORAMA...BAYARD...
  BAGLEY...DEDHAM...YALE...JAMAICA...LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT
  AREA AND SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Watch continues until 2-a.m. Thu

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

STATUS REPORT FOR WS 351

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR APPANOOSE AUDUBON BOONE CARROLL CLARKE DALLAS DAVIS DECATUR GREENE GUTHRIE JASPER LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA MARION MONROE POLK STORY UNION WAPELLO WARREN WAYNE.

 

Flash Flood Warning: Dallas/Guthrie/Greene Counties

Weather

June 25th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1222 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 415 AM CDT

* AT 1220 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NEW THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN NEAR THE WARNED AREA AND MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY PRECIPITATION TO COME THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. FOUR PLUS INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN IN THE AREA ALREADY. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… GUTHRIE CENTER…DALLAS CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA… REDFIELD…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…DAWSON… LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

* ANOTHER TWO INCHES OR MORE OF RAIN IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION AS STORMS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE WARNED AREA.

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: Dallas/NE Guthrie/Greene Counties

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
952 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 951 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTHEAST
  OF LAKE PANORAMA...OR 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF GUTHRIE CENTER...MOVING
  SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  PERRY...ADEL...DALLAS CENTER...PANORA...DE SOTO...LAKE PANORAMA...
  REDFIELD...MINBURN...BAGLEY...YALE...JAMAICA...LINDEN...DAWSON...
  LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA...SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND
  PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 109 AND 111.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

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