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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Audubon/Guthrie/Carroll Counties

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

941 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
 
 * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
   NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   WESTERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   NORTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
   GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
 
 * UNTIL 1030 PM CDT
 
 * AT 938 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES EAST OF
   COON RAPIDS…AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.
 
   HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

Tornado Watch Cancelled for western/SW Iowa

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

934 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 313 FOR
 THE FOLLOWING AREAS
 
 IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 8 COUNTIES
 
 IN SOUTHWEST IOWA
 
 FREMONT               HARRISON              MILLS               
 MONTGOMERY            PAGE                  POTTAWATTAMIE       
 SHELBY               
 
 IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA
 
 MONONA

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued until 2-a.m. Sat. (6/15/13)

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 314 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 200 AM CDT
 FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IA
 .    IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
 
 ADAIR                ADAMS               AUDUBON            
 BOONE                CARROLL             CASS               
 CLARKE               CRAWFORD            DALLAS             
 DECATUR              GREENE              GUTHRIE            
 LUCAS                MADISON             POLK               
 RINGGOLD             TAYLOR              UNION              
 WARREN               WAYNE

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 10-p.m.: Adair/Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

906 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 1000 PM CDT

* AT 905 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTHEAST
  OF STUART...AND MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

  HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
           ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  EARLHAM...ADEL...REDFIELD AND MINBURN.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 87 AND 109.

Severe Thunderstorm Warining: Harrison/Mills/Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

844 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A
 
 * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
   BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
   DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
   HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
   NORTHERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
   SOUTHERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
   SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
   WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
 
 * UNTIL 930 PM CDT
 
 * AT 842 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
   EXTENDING FROM DECATUR TO FORT CALHOUN TO CEDAR CREEK…MOVING EAST
   AT 40 MPH.
 
 HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
 
 SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.
 
 IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
 ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.
 
 * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
   OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA…OFFUTT
   AFB…MILLARD…BLAIR…RALSTON…ELKHORN…ONAWA…MISSOURI
   VALLEY…GRETNA…TEKAMAH…LOGAN…SPRINGFIELD…LYONS…
   TREYNOR…FORT CALHOUN AND UNDERWOOD.

Severe Thunderstom update: Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

GUTHRIE IA-GREENE IA-AUDUBON IA-CARROLL IA-
 836 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013
 
 …A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
 CARROLL…NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON…SOUTHWESTERN GREENE AND NORTHERN
 GUTHRIE COUNTIES UNTIL 900 PM CDT…
 
 AT 833 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES EAST OF
 COON RAPIDS…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH. A TRAINED SPOTTER HAS
 REPORTED QUARTER SIZED HAIL WEST OF BAYARD.
 
 HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
 
 SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.
 
 IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
          ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.
 
 LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…BAGLEY…YALE AND SCRANTON.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
 BUILDING.

Tornado Watch remains in effect until 10-p.m. Friday

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

8:32 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013 (updated to include Shelby County)
 
 TORNADO WATCH 313 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE
 FOLLOWING LOCATIONS.

IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
 
 FREMONT              HARRISON            MILLS              
 MONONA               MONTGOMERY          PAGE               
 POTTAWATTAMIE        SHELBY and WOODBURY

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: NE Audubon/Norther Guthrie Counties

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

816 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
 
 * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
   NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHEASTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
   NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
 
 * UNTIL 900 PM CDT
 
 * AT 811 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COON
   RAPIDS…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.
 
   HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
 
   SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.
 
   IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO
            ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.
 
 * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
   GUTHRIE CENTER…COON RAPIDS…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE AND SCRANTON.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
 BUILDING.
 
 TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
 FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!

Flash Flood Watch in effect though Saturday evening

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD….. 816 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013
 
 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING… 
 * RECENT RAINFALL HAS PRODUCED SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL ACROSS
   MUCH OF THE AREA…AND SEVERAL ROUNDS OF ADDITIONAL
   THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO PASS THROUGH THE WATCH AREA
   TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY…WITH THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL TONIGHT INTO
   EARLY SATURDAY. AMPLE MOISTURE WILL BE AVAILABLE AND THESE
   STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING HEAVY RAINFALL. RAINFALL
   AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH LATE
   SATURDAY AFTERNOON WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS. GIVEN THE
   SATURATED CONDITIONS… EXCESSIVE RUNOFF MAY BECOME A PROBLEM
   VERY QUICKLY LEADING TO FLASH FLOODING.
 
 * SIGNIFICANT AND LIFE THREATENING FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
   PERSONS LIVING IN FLOOD PRONE AREAS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE
   ACTION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS FLOODED ROADWAYS! AS LITTLE AS
   6 INCHES OF RUNNING WATER CAN SWEEP A VEHICLE OFF THE ROAD. IN
   ADDITION…SIGNIFICANT RIVER FLOODING IS POSSIBLE AFTER THIS
   EVENT.
 
 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.

Tornado Watch in effect until 10-p.m. Friday, June 14th

Weather

June 14th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 340 PM CDT FRI JUN 14 2013

TORNADO WATCH 313 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE: FREMONT HARRISON MILLS MONONA MONTGOMERY PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE & WOODBURY.