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Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of southwest/southcentral IA

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 269 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS…

IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE: APPANOOSE CLARKE DAVIS DECATUR DES MOINES HENRY JEFFERSON LEE LUCAS MONROE RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION VAN BUREN WAPELLO WAYNE

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Adams, Union, Taylor & Ringgold Counties

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
325 PM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 415 PM CDT

* AT 325 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 4 MILES WEST OF LENOX…OR 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORNING…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
LENOX…CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…SHANNON CITY AND KENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

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

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, (updated 5:41-a.m. 6/7/15)

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 84. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH CANCELLED

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 266 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 21 COUNTIES…INCLUDING LOCALLY:

ADAIR CASS AUDUBON CALHOUN CARROLL CRAWFORD GREENE GUTHRIE
SAC

Special Weather Statement: Cass & area Counties

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

143 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

GUTHRIE IA-AUDUBON IA-JASPER IA-CASS IA-MADISON IA-WARREN IA-

BOONE IA-STORY IA-DALLAS IA-POLK IA-MARSHALL IA-ADAIR IA-

143 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

…STRONG THUNDERSTORMS TO PASS THROUGH CENTRAL IOWA EARLY THIS MORNING…AT 142 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ROLAND TO NEAR GRANGER TO 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF EARLHAM TO 10 MILES SOUTHWEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER…AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

DES MOINES…AMES…WEST DES MOINES…ANKENY…URBANDALE…

JOHNSTON…CLIVE…ALTOONA…WAUKEE…NORWALK…PLEASANT HILL…

GRIMES…NEVADA…WINTERSET…ADEL…WINDSOR HEIGHTS…CARLISLE…

BONDURANT…STORY CITY AND POLK CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA.

 

Special Weather Statement: (Updated) Severe Thunderstorm Watch

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

135 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 266 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 2 COUNTIES IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

HARRISON SHELBY

 

Special Weather Statement: Flood Watch

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

HARRISON-SHELBY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…MISSOURI VALLEY…WOODBINE…LOGAN…

DUNLAP…HARLAN ; 134 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED…

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF SOUTHWEST IOWA HAS BEEN CANCELLED. THE STRONGEST STORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE WATCH AREA AND THE THREAT OF WIDESPREAD FLASH FLOOD HAS DECREASED COMPARED TO SATURDAY EVENING.

 

Weather update: Severe T-storm warning expired

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON IA-GUTHRIE IA-

131 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR AUDUBON AND WESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTIES HAS EXPIRED…

THE STORMS WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAVE WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSE AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER GUSTY

WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN ARE STILL POSSIBLE WITH THESEĀ  THUNDERSTORMS.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA.

 

Significant Weather Advisory: Pottawattamie/Harrison/Shelby Counties

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1259 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR POTTAWATTAMIE…SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON AND SOUTHWESTERN SHELBY COUNTIES UNTIL 130 AM CDT…

AT 1259 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR SHELBY TO NEAR TREYNOR…AND MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

OAKLAND…AVOCA…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…CARSON…WALNUT…SHELBY… MINDEN…NEOLA…HANCOCK…MCCLELLAND…ARROWHEAD PARK…FARMĀ  CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA AND BOTNA BEND PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…

HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 44 AND 64.

INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 48.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Audubon/Guthrie Counties

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June 7th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

1248 AM CDT SUN JUN 7 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT

* AT 1247 AM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 4 MILES WEST OF COON RAPIDS TO 6 MILES SOUTHWEST OF AUDUBON…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

AUDUBON…GUTHRIE CENTER…LAKE PANORAMA…EXIRA…ELK HORN… BAYARD…KIMBALLTON…BAGLEY…GRAY…AUDUBON COUNTY AIRPORT AND SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.