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Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm Watch Counties scaled back

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May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WATCH 156 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 7 COUNTIES

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA: ADAIR CASS

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA: AUDUBON CARROLL CRAWFORD GREENE GUTHRIE

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 159 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE: ADAMS MONTGOMERY PAGE RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION.

 

Severe weather still possible across Iowa, eastern Nebraska Sunday

News, Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Severe storms may continue to develop in Iowa or eastern Nebraska on Sunday, but Omaha is no longer covered by a tornado watch. The National Weather Service’s tornado watch covers eastern Nebraska and much of western and central Iowa until 9 p.m. Central. But Omaha was removed from the tornado watch Sunday afternoon.

The Weather Service says the greatest tornado threat Sunday is in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Large hail, high winds and a few tornadoes are possible Sunday afternoon and evening.

On the other end of Nebraska, more than a foot of snow fell in the northwest corner of the state. Near Chadron, more than 18 inches of snow was reported Sunday.

Severe Wx Update: Harrison County

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks

201 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

HARRISON IA-

201 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 215 PM CDT

FOR CENTRAL HARRISON COUNTY…

AT 158 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PISGAH…OR 30

MILES SOUTHWEST OF DENISON…MOVING NORTH AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Adams Fremont Mills Montgomery etal counties

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Chris Parks

145 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 159 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

IAC003-071-129-137-145-159-173-175-110300-
/O.NEW.KWNS.SV.A.0159.150510T1845Z-150511T0300Z/

IA
. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAMS FREMONT MILLS
MONTGOMERY PAGE RINGGOLD
TAYLOR UNION

Significant Weather Advisory for Pott-Shelby-Harrison Counties

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

123 PM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY UNTIL 200 PM CDT…

AT 122 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR UNDERWOOD TO OMAHA…AND MOVING NORTH AT 55 MPH. WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS…AND 50 MPH WINDS WERE REPORTED WITH THIS LINE NEAR OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE AT 111 PM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

OMAHA…NORTHERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…BLAIR…MISSOURI  VALLEY…LOGAN… UNDERWOOD…FORT CALHOUN…SHELBY…MINDEN…EARLING…MONDAMIN…PERSIA…DEFIANCE…MODALE…CARTER LAKE…WOODBINE…BENNINGTON…NEOLA…BOYS TOWN AND CRESCENT.

 

TORNADO WATCH ISSUED FOR WESTERN IA UNTIL 9-PM 5/10/15

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WATCH NUMBER 156; NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1045 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDE: ADAIR AUDUBON BUENA VISTA CALHOUN CARROLL CASS CHEROKEE CLAY CRAWFORD DICKINSON EMMET GREENE
GUTHRIE HARRISON IDA LYON MONONA O`BRIEN OSCEOLA PALO ALTO PLYMOUTH POCAHONTAS POTTAWATTAMIE SAC SHELBY SIOUX WOODBURY

THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN IOWA SOUTHWEST MINNESOTA EASTERN NEBRASKA SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY MORNING AND EVENING FROM 1045 AM UNTIL 900 PM CDT.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…

A FEW TORNADOES LIKELY; SCATTERED LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 1.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER LIKELY; ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE.

SCATTERED SUPERCELLS AND SHORT LINES OF SUSTAINED STORMS WITH A THREAT FOR HAIL…LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND…AND A FEW TORNADOES EXPECTED OVER WATCH AREA THROUGH EARLY TONIGHT.

THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 80 STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 10 MILES NORTH NORTHWEST OF BROOKINGS SOUTH DAKOTA TO 5 MILES SOUTH SOUTHWEST OF OMAHA NEBRASKA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

REMEMBER…A TORNADO WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TORNADOES AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER  STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS.

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook: W. Central/Central IA, 5/10/15

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

516 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES….

SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TODAY ESPECIALLY THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. HAIL UP TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…DAMAGING WINDS TO 70 MPH AND TORNADOES ARE ALL
POSSIBLE. A STRONG AND LONG TRACKED TORNADO MAY OCCUR.

MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS RETURN FOR WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. A FEW SEVERE STORMS MAY OCCUR THROUGH THE PERIOD.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT: SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE REQUIRED BETWEEN 1 PM AND 7 PM TODAY. SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS ARE HIGHLY ENCOURAGED.

Iowa Regional Weather Summary, 5/10/15

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

441 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

SKIES ACROSS IOWA WERE OVERCAST EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES HAD COOLED INTO THE UPPER 50S AND LOW 60S. WINDS WERE FROM THE EAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS IN SOME LOCATIONS UP TO 25 MPH. A BAND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WAS BEGINNING TO LIFT INTO WESTERN IOWA IN THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

A SURFACE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL LIFT NORTHEAST INTO EASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA THROUGHOUT THE DAY TODAY. THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE REGION SUNDAY. PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL GENERALLY COME IN THE MORNING…AND AGAIN IN THE AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE…ESPECIALLY IN THE AFTERNOON…WITH LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES ALL POSSIBLE…ESPECIALLY IN IOWA AND WESTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTH DAKOTA. AS THE SYSTEM PUSHES EAST…MUCH COLDER AND DRIER AIR WILL PUSH IN BEHIND FOR EARLY IN THE WORK WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW NORMAL…WITH HIGHS IN THE 50S AND 60S TUESDAY…AND OVERNIGHT LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S AND 40S.

A WARMING TREND RETURNS WEDNESDAY.THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK…ALONG WITH ADDITIONAL CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

 

Hazardous Weather Outlook for parts of western/SW IA, 5/10/15

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES. 418 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH WEST IOWA,WEST CENTRAL IOWA, EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA, NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

TODAY AND TONIGHT: SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF A FEW TORNADOES. LARGE HAIL, AND HIGH WINDS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. THE GREATEST CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS APPEARS TO BE IN THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF NEBRASKA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA, OR FROM THE HARTINGTON AND WAYNE AREAS TO HARLAN.

THERE IS ALSO A CHANCE FOR SEVERE STORMS FROM NORFOLK TO THE OMAHA METRO AREA AND INTO SOUTHWEST IOWA. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE MOVING THROUGH THE REGION DURING THE MORNING HOURS…BUT SEVERE STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO DEVELOP UNTIL THE EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON…WITH PEAK TIMING FOR SEVERE WEATHER DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. THE STORMS SHOULD MOVE OUT OF THE AREA BY LATE EVENING.

MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY: INTERMITTENT CHANCES FOR THUNDERSTORMS RETURN FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT: SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED THIS AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

 

NWS weather forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 5/10/15

Weather

May 10th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

452 AM CDT SUN MAY 10 2015

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WARMER. EAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH MID MORNING…THEN SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON. NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. COOLER. SOME THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE EVENING. LOW IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 50 PERCENT.

MONDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY…COOLER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY…SUNNY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S.