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Storm Damage report 8/10/15

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August 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

(Will be updated as info. becomes available)

12:17-a.m. Thunderstorm wind damage in Menlo (via Guthrie County Emergency Mgmt.) Report of trees down.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for : NE Adair/SE Guthrie/Dallas/Madison Counties

Weather

August 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1214 AM CDT MON AUG 10 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 100 AM CDT

* AT 1214 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTH OF

GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE

TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…

STUART AROUND 1225 AM CDT.

EARLHAM AROUND 1235 AM CDT.

WINTERSET AROUND 1250 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE BADGER

CREEK STATE PARK…CASEY…DEXTER…DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…MENLO…

PATTERSON…WINTERSET-MADISON COUNTY AIRPORT…MACKSBURG…LINDEN AND

REDFIELD.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 116.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

 

Special Weather Statement: Pottawattamie County

Weather

August 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1209 AM CDT MON AUG 10 2015

AT 1209 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG  THUNDERSTORM OVER EXTREME NORTHEAST DOUGLAS COUNTY…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

NORTHEASTERN OMAHA…CRESCENT AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS… HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 94 AND 99. INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 61 AND 63.

 

Severe thunderstorm warning update for Guthrie County

Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1155 PM CDT SUN AUG 9 2015

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM CDT FOR GUTHRIE COUNTY…

AT 1155 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHWEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL

DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT

WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

THIS SEVERE STORM WILL BE NEAR…

GUTHRIE CENTER AROUND 1205 AM CDT.

LAKE PANORAMA AND PANORA AROUND 1215 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE

SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK…YALE…MENLO AND LAKIN SLOUGH GAME

MANAGEMENT AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

 

Severe Weather Update: Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON IA-GUTHRIE IA-

1148 PM CDT SUN AUG 9 2015

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON AND GUTHRIE COUNTIES…

AT 1148 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTH OF COON RAPIDS…OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL

DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT

WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

THIS SEVERE STORM WILL BE NEAR…

GUTHRIE CENTER AROUND 1205 AM CDT.

LAKE PANORAMA AND PANORA AROUND 1215 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE

SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK…YALE…MENLO AND LAKIN SLOUGH GAME

MANAGEMENT AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

 

Special Weather Statement: Mills- Pott. Counties

Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

MILLS IA-POTTAWATTAMIE ; 1136 PM CDT SUN AUG 9 2015

AT 1135 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG  THUNDERSTORM OVER OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.  WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA…RALSTON… OFFUTT AFB…CARTER LAKE…BOYS TOWN…CRESCENT…LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK…NARROWS RIVER PARK…CAMP MAHA AND CHALCO.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS… HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 99. INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 39 AND 63. INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 8. INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 446 AND 454.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SE Carroll/NE Audubon & Guthrie Counties

Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1135 PM CDT SUN AUG 9 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 1215 AM CDT

* AT 1135 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES WEST OF
  COON RAPIDS...OR 10 MILES NORTHEAST OF AUDUBON...MOVING SOUTHEAST
  AT 45 MPH.

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

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  COON RAPIDS AROUND 1145 PM CDT.
  GUTHRIE CENTER AROUND 1205 AM CDT.
  LAKE PANORAMA AND PANORA AROUND 1210 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK...BAYARD...YALE...DEDHAM...LAKIN SLOUGH GAME
MANAGEMENT AREA AND MENLO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Flood Warnings in effect for Fremont County

Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1059 AM CDT SUN AUG 9 2015

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Flood Warning for The Nishnabotna River Near Hamburg. from this (Sunday) afternoon to Monday evening…or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 10:45 AM Sunday the stage was 23.1 feet…or 1.9 feet below flood stage.

* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast…rise above flood stage by late this afternoon and continue to rise to near 29.0 feet by this evening the river will fall below flood stage by Monday morning.

* Impact…at 27.0 feet…State Highway 275 south of the gage may be threatened in several spots.

1008 AM CDT SUN AUG 9 2015

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a Flood Warning for The West Nishnabotna River Near Riverton until further notice…or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 9:30 AM Sunday the stage was 22.5 feet…or 1.0 feet above flood stage.

* Flood stage is 21.5 feet.

* Impact…at 21.5 feet…At this point, CR J-46, also known as Riverton Road, will be threatened by floodwaters.

 

Heavy rain pounds part of southwest and central Iowa

News, Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Heavy rain prompted officials with the National Weather Service to issue Flash Flood Watches and Warnings late Saturday night and early Sunday morning. Here in Atlantic, we picked up one-half inch of rain at the KJAN studios, overnight. Massena reported 1.31-inches. Those amounts paled in comparison to other parts of southwest Iowa, though. Check out these totals reported to the Weather Service Sunday morning:

  • 3.2 inches in Bedford (Taylor County)
  • 2.71 inches just east of Blockton (Taylor County)
  • 1.45-inches in Clarinda (Page County)
  • 2.95 inches 3 miles west of College Springs (Page County)
  • 1.25 inches 3 miles west of Oakland (Pottawattamie County)
  • 6.85 inches in Randolph (Fremont County)
  • 9.3 inches 2 miles west/southwest of Randolph
  • 5.24 inches 1 miles S/SE of Sidney
  • 3.27 inches in Shenandoah (Page County)

Elsewhere, in Central Iowa 24-hour rainfall (ending at 7-a.m. Sunday) includes: Nevada, with 5.4 inches of rain; Montezuma (Poweshiek County) had 4.80 inches; Near Guernsey (Poweshiek Co.), there was 4.67 inches of rain; The Ames area reported anywhere from just over 3 inches to as much as 4.68 inches of rain; Newton (Jasper County) reported 3 inches; Boone had 2.89 inches; Marshalltown had slightly more than 1.75-inches; and 4.2 inches was reported in Gilbert (Story County).

Flood warnings were issued mid-to late late Sunday morning for southeastern Boone and southwestern Story Counties, where Emergency Management reported flooding in and around the Ames and Nevada areas. And, a Flood Warning was issued for the West Nishnabotna River near Riverton, affecting Fremont County. That warning is in place until further notice or until it is cancelled.

NWS weather forecast for the KJAN listening area: 8/9/2015

Weather

August 9th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES UNTIL 7-A.M. for: DALLAS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-and RINGGOLD COUNTIES…

Early This Morning: Cloudy with scattered thunderstorms. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. South wind 5 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 50 percent.

Today: Cloudy with scattered thunderstorms through mid morning… Then mostly cloudy in the late morning and afternoon. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall through mid morning. High in the lower 80s. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms after midnight. Low in the upper 60s. North wind near 5 mph.

Monday: Partly sunny. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the morning…then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. High around 80. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of thunderstorms 30 percent.

Tuesday: Sunny. High in the lower 80s. North wind 5 to 10 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny. High in the lower 80s.