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Flood warnings in effect for sw Iowa Wed. morning

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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.

&&

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.

&&

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

Severe Thunderstorm warning eastern Adams County, et al.

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
808 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
WESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
EASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 915 PM CDT

* AT 808 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTHWEST
OF CORNING…MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CRESTON…LENOX…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…CLEARFIELD…DIAGONAL…
PRESCOTT…GRAVITY…CROMWELL…SHARPSBURG…KENT…CONWAY…
BENTON…MALOY…LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK…CRESTON MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT AND GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe tstorm warning: Page/Montgomery Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 830 PM CDT

* AT 757 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELLIOTT TO NEAR VILLISCA TO 6
MILES EAST OF ESSEX…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT CONSIDERABLE
TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE
HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RED OAK…CLARINDA…VILLISCA…ESSEX…STANTON…GRANT…COBURG…
HEPBURN AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 36 AND 51.

Flash Flood Warning for Page/Montgomery Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
729 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 130 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 728 PM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED A THUNDERSTORM
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN. UP TO 3 OR 4 INCHES HAS FALLEN SO FAR. FLASH
FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY. OF MOST CONCERN IS ALONG
HIGHWAY 71…THIS HIGHWAY MAY FLOOD SOON.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
RED OAK…VILLISCA…STANTON…GRANT…HEPBURN AND VIKING LAKE
STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

Flash Flood Warning continues for Cass/Adair/Adams & Union Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

ASS IA-ADAIR IA-UNION IA-ADAMS IA-
729 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

…THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY FOR CASS…ADAIR…WESTERN UNION AND ADAMS COUNTIES…

AT 727 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN MOVING BACK INTO THE WARNED AREA FROM THE WEST. OVER TWO
INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
CRESTON…ATLANTIC…GREENFIELD…CORNING…STUART…LENOX…
GRISWOLD…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…LAKE ICARIA…ANITA…ADAIR…
FONTANELLE…LEWIS…ORIENT…MASSENA…CUMBERLAND…PRESCOTT…
BRIDGEWATER…MARNE AND WIOTA.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.