The National Weather Service in Des Moines says one-inch diameter hail was reported to have occurred six-miles north of Prescott Tuesday evening, in Adams County. The report was filed at 6:55-p.m. Adams County Emergency Management reported a few minutes later, that there was a swath of one-inch hail that fell from Lake Icaria northeastward, to the Adams/Adair County line. The hail fell from about 6:35-p.m. until 7:05-p.m, and was also observed in the Adams County town of Carl. At 7:15-p.m., one-inch diameter hail was also reported to have fallen seven-miles south of Greenfield, in Adair County. There were no immediate reports of damage.
627 PM CDT TUE APR 30 2013
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WESTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
* UNTIL 730 PM CDT
* AT 622 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES WEST OF CORNING…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.
HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.
IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…CORNING…CARBON…CUMBERLAND…MASSENA…BRIDGEWATER…FONTANELLE
AND ANITA. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 72 AND 85. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.
330 PM CDT TUE APR 30 2013
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG A COLD FRONT LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO THE EVENING. A FEW SEVERE STORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH HALF DOLLAR SIZED HAIL AND 60 MPH WINDS POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION…CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR TRAINING STORMS WHICH MAY LEAD TO A NARROW BAND OF HEAVY RAINFALL.
WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY: RAIN WILL REMAIN IN THE FORECAST WEDNESDAY FRIDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES MAY CAUSE SIGNIFICANT WITHIN BANK RISES ALONG MANY RIVERS WITH MINOR FLOODING OCCURRING IN SOME LOCATIONS.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEED BETWEEN 5 PM AND 10 PM.
A cold front will move into the state from the northwest this afternoon and evening. Very warm air will push temperatures into the 80s over the southeast half of the state, with 70s over much of the rest of the state. The far northwest will only reach the 60s. Thunderstorms are expected to develop along the cold front late this afternoon and tonight. The front will stall across southeast Iowa on Wednesday with rain continuing through the next few days. Cold air spilling into the central U.S. will change the rain to snow over much of northwest and central Iowa Thursday and Thursday night. (NWS/Des Moines)
The (Podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area from Freese-Notis, and weather data for Atlantic…
347 AM CDT TUE APR 30 2013
EARLY THIS MORNING…PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 70 PERCENT.
TONIGHT…THUNDERSTORMS…BREEZY…COOLER. LOW AROUND 50. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 80 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY...RAIN…BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. HIGH IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.
WEDNESDAY NIGHT…RAIN THROUGH MIDNIGHT…THEN RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW AND SLEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY…COLDER. SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOW IN THE MID 30S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. NORTH WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
THURSDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOW IN THE LOWER 30S.
FRIDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SNOW AND SLEET IN THE MORNING…THEN LIGHT RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGH IN THE MID 40S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN. LOW IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGH IN THE UPPER 40S.
The Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued late Monday night for a portion of the KJAN listening area thru 5-a.m. today, has been cancelled.
The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK, has issued SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH #145, which is in effect until 5-a.m. CDT April 30th , 2013. Area Counties included in the Watch are: ADAIR ,ADAMS, AUDUBON,CARROLL, CASS,CRAWFORD, DALLAS, GUTHRIE,MADISON, RINGGOLD, TAYLOR, & UNION.
347 PM CDT MON APR 29 2013
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT: THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT…MAINLY SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATLANTIC TO WATERLOO. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE…WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WIND THE PRIMARY THREATS. HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORM.
TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY: THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING…AND PERSIST INTO WEDNESDAY ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN IOWA. ON TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING SOME OF THE STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE…WITH LARGE HAIL AND STRONG WIND THE PRIMARY THREATS. HEAVY RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH ANY STORM.
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.