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Storms in today’s weather outlook

News, Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Thunderstorms are expected to move into northern Iowa by mid to late morning as a cold front approaches from the northwest.21986_498266960251504_2102812424_n Strong to severe storms are possible across this afternoon and evening as additional storms develop ahead of the boundary and move southeast through central and southern Iowa. Another very warm day is forecast with high temperatures in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Heat index values will approach 100 degrees by this afternoon. Much cooler conditions are forecast for Tuesday with highs in the 70s to lower 80s. The seasonably cool weather will continue through much of the week. Chances for thunderstorms will return late in the week and next weekend as another cold front arrives.

Hazardous Weather Outlook for SW IA 7/22/13

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT AND PAGE COUNTIES

TODAY AND TONIGHT: SEVERE STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE REGION. THE BEST CHANCE FOR STORMS WILL BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM SEWARD NEBRASKA TO FREMONT, NE., TO ONAWA IOWA WITH LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS… LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN…AND LIGHTNING THE MAIN HAZARDS.

TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT…THEN AGAIN THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED IN SOME AREAS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

Hazardous Weather Outlook: Western/Central Iowa 7/22/13

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD…
513 AM CDT MON JUL 22 2013
TODAY AND TONIGHT…SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS IOWA TODAY THROUGH THIS EVENING. A FEW STORMS MAY BECOME SEVERE WITH GOLF BALL SIZED HAIL AND 60 MPH OR GREATER WINDS THE PRIMARY THREATS. AN ISOLATED TORNADO MAY OCCUR.
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY…THUNDERSTORMS CHANCES RETURN THURSDAY AND THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED TODAY AND THIS EVENING FROM 2 PMĀ  TO 10 PM.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon., July 22nd 2013

Podcasts, Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

The (podcast) Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic….

NWS forecast for Cass & surrounding counties: 7/22/13

Weather

July 22nd, 2013 by Ric Hanson

344 AM CDT MON JUL 22 2013

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTHWEST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LOW IN THE MID 60S. NORTH WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. NOT AS WARM. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MIDNIGHT. LOW AROUND 60. EAST WIND NEAR 10 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND NEAR 5 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW IN THE MID 60S. HIGH IN THE LOWER 80S.

THURSDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 60S.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: SE Pottawattamie/NW Mills Counties

Weather

July 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

627 PM CDT SUN JUL 21 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

NORTHWESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 623 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BELLEVUE…OR 8 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTH AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. ONE INCH DIAMETER HAIL WAS REPORTED AT BELLEVUE AT 623 PM CDT.

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… PLATTSMOUTH…RALSTON…OFFUTT AFB AND CAMP MAHA.

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.

Hail reports Sunday evening (7/21)

Weather

July 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

5:06-p.m. — 1-inch diameter hail 3 miles S/SE of the Audubon Airport (storm spotter obs.)

4:55-p.m. — Nickel-sized hail 4 miles NE of Council Bluffs

4:22-p.m. — Golfball-sized hail (1.75″) 6 miles E/NE of the Audubon Airport (Law enforcement observed)

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Pottawattamie & Mills Counties

Weather

July 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
510 PM CDT SUN JUL 21 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…EXTREME NORTHWESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 507 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COUNCIL
BLUFFS…OR 11 MILES EAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 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…
COUNCIL BLUFFS.

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.

Severe Thunderstorm Waring until 5:30-p.m.: Audubon/Guthrie Counties

Weather

July 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

441 PM CDT SUN JUL 21 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
WEST CENTRAL GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 530 PM CDT

* AT 436 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES EAST OF
AUDUBON…AND MOVING SOUTH AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…PING PONG 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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
EXIRA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Audubon & Guthrie Counties

Weather

July 21st, 2013 by Ric Hanson

GUTHRIE IA-AUDUBON IA-
415 PM CDT SUN JUL 21 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON AND NORTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTIES UNTIL 445 PM CDT…

AT 414 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES NORTHEASTĀ  OF AUDUBON…AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…PING PONG 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.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF EASTERN AUDUBON AND EXTREME WESTERN GUTHRIE
COUNTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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