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Flood Warning for the Nodaway River at Clarinda

Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

530 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

…THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER…

NODAWAY RIVER AT CLARINDA AFFECTING PAGE COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE
WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO PASS SAFELY.
IAC145-050130-

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE NODAWAY RIVER AT CLARINDA.
* AT 5:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.6 FEET…OR 1.6 FEET ABOVE
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 24.8 FEET THIS
MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT…AT 24.0 FEET…ADDITIONAL LOWLANDS, SOME FARMLANDS, AND
COUNTY ROADS FLOOD.

FLOODING WAS ALSO OCCURRING ON THE EAST NODAWAY RIVER TO THE EAST
AND SOUTH OF CLARINDA.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Wed., 6/4/2014

Podcasts, Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties 6/4/2014

Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

346 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…OCCASIONAL THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 90 PERCENT.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING. NOT AS WARM. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 20 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. EAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH.

THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

FRIDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE LOWER 60S.

SATURDAY…THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.

Flood warning continues until 7:15-a.m. Wed.

Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MILLS IA-PAGE IA-MONTGOMERY IA-FREMONT IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-

344 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM CDT WEDNESDAY FOR MILLS…PAGE…MONTGOMERY…FREMONT AND POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES…

AT 341 AM CDT…RIVER GAUGES INDICATED FLOODING ACROSS PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED THAT THREE TO FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN OVER PARTS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA TUESDAY EVENING AND EARLY THIS MORNING. FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS WAS OCCURRING IN SEVERAL LOCATIONS…ESPECIALLY IN PARTS OF POTTAWATTAMIE…MILLS AND PAGE COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. 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.

Flood warnings in effect for sw Iowa Wed. morning

Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

158 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014 …

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER UNTIL 10:30-A.M. THURSDAY….

WEST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT HANCOCK AFFECTING POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY. WEST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RANDOLPH AFFECTING FREMONT COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... DO NOT DRIVE CARS THROUGH AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO PASS SAFELY. TURN AROUND…DON`T DROWN!

Special Weather Statement for gusty winds

Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

DALLAS–CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES….

321 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

GUSTY SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH 5 AM AS THUNDERSTORMS LEAVE THE AREA. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL BRIEFLY BE IN THE 20 TO 25 MPH RANGE…WITH GUSTS TO 35 TO 40 MPH. THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH BY 5 AM.

Flash Flood Watch Cancelled for far sw Iowa

Weather

June 4th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE

253 AM CDT WED JUN 4 2014

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE THREAT FOR HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING HAS ENDED.

Severe Thunderstorm warning: Page/Montgomery/Fremont Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
849 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTH CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 930 PM CDT

* AT 849 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES EAST OF ESSEX TO NEAR FARRAGUT…MOVING EAST
AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. DAMAGE IS LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CLARINDA…SHENANDOAH…ESSEX…FARRAGUT…COIN…COLLEGE
SPRINGS…SHAMBAUGH…BRADDYVILLE…YORKTOWN…NORTHBORO…
COBURG…BLANCHARD…HEPBURN AND PIERCE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 19.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT WEDNESDAY MORNING
FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA.

Tornado Warning: Adams/Taylor/Union/Ringgold Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
830 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 830 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED 4 MILES WEST OF LENOX…OR 10 MILES SOUTHEAST
OF CORNING…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
LENOX…CLEARFIELD…SHARPSBURG…KENT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A
VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Severe tstorm warning Mills/Page/Montgomery/Fremont Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
813 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 900 PM CDT

* AT 812 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES SOUTH OF
EMERSON…OR 32 MILES NORTH OF TARKIO…MOVING EAST AT 35 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RED OAK…ESSEX…STANTON…EMERSON…RANDOLPH…HASTINGS…
IMOGENE…COBURG…PIERCE RECREATION AREA AND VIKING LAKE STATE
PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 23 AND 45.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 16 AND 37.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT WEDNESDAY MORNING
FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA.