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Baseball sized hail reported near Carbon in Adams County

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ADAIR IA-ADAMS IA-CASS IA-
524 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN
CASS…WESTERN ADAMS AND WESTERN ADAIR COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT…

AT 519 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTH OF
CORNING…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS STORM.

HAZARD…BASEBALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED TWO AND ONE HALF INCH
DIAMETER HAIL WEST OF CARBON AT 515 PM CDT.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE SEVERELY INJURED. EXPECT
SHATTERED WINDOWS…EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…
VEHICLES AND CROPS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CUMBERLAND…MASSENA…BRIDGEWATER…WIOTA…FONTANELLE AND ANITA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS. PEOPLE OUTSIDE
SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER…INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING AND AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ALL TYPES OF SEVERE
WEATHER…INCLUDING EXTREMELY LARGE HAIL…DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS AND TORNADOES. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER…SUCH AS IN AN
INTERIOR ROOM…A BATHROOM OR CLOSET…OR BASEMENT.

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Fremont, Montgomery & Page Counties

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

512 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 511 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FARRAGUT…
OR 13 MILES NORTH OF TARKIO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS…VEHICLES AND CROPS. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE
HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RED OAK…SHENANDOAH…VILLISCA…ESSEX…STANTON…FARRAGUT…
ELLIOTT…COIN…GRANT…YORKTOWN…NORTHBORO…HEPBURN AND COBURG.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Cass/Adair/Adams Counties

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

ADAIR IA-ADAMS IA-CASS IA-
507 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN
CASS…WESTERN ADAMS AND WESTERN ADAIR COUNTIES UNTIL 545 PM CDT…

AT 506 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTHWEST
OF CORNING…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF 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…VEHICLES AND CROPS.
EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CARBON…CUMBERLAND…MASSENA…BRIDGEWATER…WIOTA…FONTANELLE AND
ANITA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

THIS THUNDERSTORM IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING ALL TYPES OF SEVERE
WEATHER…INCLUDING EXTREMELY LARGE HAIL…DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS AND TORNADOES. MOVE QUICKLY TO A SAFE SHELTER…SUCH AS IN AN
INTERIOR ROOM…A BATHROOM OR CLOSET…OR BASEMENT.

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

Flash Flood Warning: western Crawford County

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

FLASH FLOOD WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

434 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

WESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 432 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED

SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE

WARNED AREA. AS MUCH AS 1 INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE PAST

FEW HOURS…AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FROM

THUNDERSTORMS THAT ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO

OCCUR. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS

OF WESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY…INCLUDING THE TOWNS OF ARION…CHARTER

OAK…DOW CITY…KIRON…RICKETTS AND SCHLESWIG.

Severe t-storm warning continues for Pott. County until 4:30-p.m.

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
400 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM CDT
FOR CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY…

AT 357 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COUNCIL
BLUFFS…OR 14 MILES EAST OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.
ANOTHER STORM WAS NEAR CRESCENT IOWA…OR 18 MILES NORTHEAST OF
OMAHA.  THIS STORM WAS ALSO MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
COUNCIL BLUFFS…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…NEOLA…CRESCENT AND
MCCLELLAND.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Central Pottawattamie County until 4:30-p.m. Sunday

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

346 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

NORTHWESTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

CENTRAL POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 430 PM CDT

* AT 340 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR OFFUTT

AFB…OR 13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL AND 70 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT

CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO MOBILE

HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…OFFUTT AFB…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…

PACIFIC JUNCTION…NEOLA…CRESCENT AND MCCLELLAND.

THIS STORM PRODUCED DAMAGING WINDS IN PLATTSMOUTH AROUND 340 PM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF THE WARNED AREA.

Severe T-storm warning continues for Mills County until 3:45

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MILLS IA-CASS NE-SARPY NE-

327 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 PM CDT FOR NORTHERN MILLS…NORTHEASTERN CASS AND EASTERN SARPY COUNTIES… AT 322 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PLATTSMOUTH… OR 18 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…BELLEVUE…OFFUTT AFB…PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…PACIFIC JUNCTION AND MURRAY.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning northern Mills County until 3:45-p.m.

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
314 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA...
  NORTHERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  EASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...

* UNTIL 345 PM CDT

* AT 313 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WEEPING
  WATER...OR 26 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

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

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  BELLEVUE...OFFUTT AFB...PLATTSMOUTH...GLENWOOD...PACIFIC
  JUNCTION...MURRAY...NEHAWKA AND MANLEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Tornado Watch coverage map

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

Tornado Watch in effect until 10-p.m, (coverage map)

TORNADO WATCH ISSUED FOR MOST OF IOWA UNTIL 10-P.M. SUNDAY

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
300 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

TORNADO WATCH 183 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES.....

ADAIR                ADAMS               APPANOOSE
AUDUBON              BENTON              BOONE
CARROLL              CASS                CEDAR
CLARKE               CLINTON             CRAWFORD
DALLAS               DAVIS               DECATUR
DES MOINES           GREENE              GUTHRIE
HARRISON             HENRY               IOWA
JACKSON              JASPER              JEFFERSON
JOHNSON              JONES               KEOKUK
LEE                  LINN                LOUISA
LUCAS                MADISON             MAHASKA
MARION               MARSHALL            MILLS
MONONA               MONROE              MONTGOMERY
MUSCATINE            POLK                POTTAWATTAMIE
POWESHIEK            RINGGOLD            SAC
SCOTT                SHELBY              STORY
TAMA                 TAYLOR              UNION
VAN BUREN            WAPELLO             WARREN
WASHINGTON           WAYNE