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Flash Flood Watch update for western/sw Iowa counties

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June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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719 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF IOWA AND NEBRASKA…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
AREAS…IN IOWA…FREMONT…HARRISON…MILLS…MONONA…
MONTGOMERY…PAGE…POTTAWATTAMIE AND SHELBY. IN NEBRASKA…
ANTELOPE…BOONE…BURT…CASS…COLFAX…CUMING…DODGE…
DOUGLAS…LANCASTER…MADISON…PIERCE…PLATTE…SARPY…
SAUNDERS…STANTON…THURSTON…WASHINGTON AND WAYNE.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE
INTO THE NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1-3 INCHES ARE LIKELY WITH
LOCALLY HEAVIER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* IN ADDITION TO THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT THROUGH THIS EVENING…
THE HEAVY RAIN COULD ALSO LEAD TO STREAM AND RIVER FLOODING
LATER TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Mills/Montgomery/Page/Fremont Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
EASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 713 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR MACEDONIA TO NEAR EMERSON TO NEAR MALVERN…
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…SHENANDOAH…VILLISCA…MALVERN…ESSEX…
STANTON…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…HENDERSON…HASTINGS…GRANT…
YORKTOWN…IMOGENE…COBURG…HEPBURN…PIERCE RECREATION AREA AND
VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 20 AND 51.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 16 AND 37.

Storm reports from Tue., 6/3/14

News, Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Time              Event                                                      Location

5-a.m. (6/4)  Rainfall total in Atlantic 2.47″.

10:45-p.m.    Rainfall in Atlantic (at KJAN) 2.10″ .

8:29-p.m.     Quarter-sized hail SW of Lenox in Taylor County

8:10-p.m.     Rainfall in Atlantic (at KJAN) 1.8″.

7:40-p.m.     Several trees reported down in Red Oak.

7:20-p.m.     Heavy rain (2.5″) 7 miles w/sw of Cumberland.

7:12-p.m.     1″ of rain in 30 minutes in Mills Co.,  2 miles n. of Glenwood.

7:09-p.m.     Tstorm wind damage in Diagonal (Ringgold Co.): many trees & utility poles down; numerous outbuildings down in and around Diagonal.

6:57-p.m.     EMA reports trees down on homes in Corning & severe tree damage County-wide. Multiple roads closed due to downed trees.

6:56-p.m.     Power outages and several miles of damage between Silver City and Mineola in Mills County.

6:55-p.m     Golf ball sized hail 4 miles e. of Sharpsburg in Taylor County; Shallow water over the road; 5-inch dia. tree branches down near 170th & Tennessee.

6:53-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind damage 2 mile east of Clearfield in Ringgold County. Significant wind damage south & east of Clearfield; Trees across roads; Power poles snapped in-two; steel shed destroyed.  6:48-p.m.: 80mph winds & gold ball sized hail 1 mile s. of Clearfiled. Car windshield shattered.

6:40/6:46-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind gust 75mph 3-miles east of Lenox in Taylor County. Golf Ball sized hail. Damage to outbuilding.

6:37-p.m.    Thunderstorm wind gust 86mph 2 mile north/northeast of Massena, in Cass County. Also Ping Pong to egg-sized hail.

6:35-p.m.     T-storm wind damage: 3 miles N. of Clearfield in Taylor County. Large Camper trailer blown over & several trees destroyed. (report delayed to 6/4)

6:30-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind gust 90mph 1 mile west of Missouri Valley, in Harrison County. Downburst winds tore roofs off two motels.

6:30-p.m.     Rainfall in Atlantic at KJAN amounts to 1.39″.

6:26-p.m.    T-storm wind damage 1.5 miles E. of Lenox: Large shed completely destroyed.

6:25-p.m.     2″ diameter Hail in Lenox,

6:18-p.m.     2″ diameter (egg size) hail in Lenox.

6:06-p.m.     Tstrm wind damage to trees north of Corning.

6:04-p.m.     86mph wind 2 miles N/NE of Clearfield in Taylor County

6:00-p.m.     T-storm wind damged 4 miles sw of Corning; Significant damage to a home near Brooks, siding & shutters wrecked, windows broken by hail. (report released 6/4 10:45-a.m.)

6:00-p.m.     Tstrm wind damage in Massena (2-3 foot diameter tree limbs down

5:59-p.m.     Golf ball-sized hail 4 miles west of Corning in Adams Co. along Hwy 34.

5:57-p.m.     Quarter-size (1″ diameter) hail & 50mph winds 3 miles w/sw of Carbon in Adams County/

5:51-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind gust 65mph 5 miles s/se of Atlantic. Torrential rainfall.

5:50-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind gust 60mph 5 miles east of Griswold. Heavy rain. Small tree limb damage.

5:44-p.m.     Heavy rain in Griswold. Street flooding. Water flowing hubcap deep down the streets.

5:40-p.m.     Flash flooding in Council Bluffs around 17th and 2nd Avenue.

5:36-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind gust 83mph 5 miles northeast of Emerson in Montgomery County.

4:55-pm        Thunderstorm wind gust 61mph at the Council Bluffs Airport.

4:40-p.m.     Thunderstorm wind gust 80mph between Crescent & Underwood.

4:30-p.m.    2.75″ diameter hail (Baseball size) 9 miles s. of Mt. Ayr (Ringgold County). Spotter reports more than 5″ of rain fell with their gauge overflowing. A neighbor had 6″ of rain over the past 24-hours ending at 11-a.m. Wed. (6/4).

SEVERE TSTORM WARNING: MILLS/POTT. COUNTIES

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 643 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR TREYNOR TO NEAR GLENWOOD TO NEAR CEDAR CREEK…
MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 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…
COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…PLATTSMOUTH…GLENWOOD…
MALVERN…TREYNOR…PACIFIC JUNCTION…EMERSON…MACEDONIA…OFFUTT
AFB…TABOR…SILVER CITY…HENDERSON…HASTINGS…LAKE MANAWA
STATE PARK…CAMP MAHA AND OLD TOWN PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 27.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 41.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 73 AND 82.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 25 AND 48.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 3 AND 11.

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

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
630 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
WESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1230 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 629 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN IN EXCESS OF TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE 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 2 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA THROUGH 10 PM.

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.

Severe Tstrm warning update: Cass/Adair Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

CASS IA-ADAIR IA-
627 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR EASTERN CASS AND ADAIR
COUNTIES IS CANCELLED…

THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE
LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSE AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY.
THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. HOWEVER GUSTY WINDS AND
HEAVY RAIN ARE STILL POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.

A TORNADO WATCH ALSO REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT WEDNESDAY
MORNING FOR SOUTHERN IOWA.

Severe tstorm warning SE Harrison/Western Pott. Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
WESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
EASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 615 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM NEAR MISSOURI VALLEY TO OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT
30 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…
OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA…
RALSTON…MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…UNDERWOOD…FORT CALHOUN…
PERSIA…MILLARD…OFFUTT AFB…CARTER LAKE…BENNINGTON…NEOLA…
BOYS TOWN…CRESCENT…MCCLELLAND AND LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 30 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 4 AND 5.
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 82 AND 108.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 43 AND 79.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 29.
INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 439 AND 454.

Severe Tstorm warning Ringgold, Taylor, Union, Adams Counties

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

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

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 610 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 6 MILES NORTHWEST OF GREEN VALLEY LAKE TO 5 MILES
NORTH OF LENOX TO 9 MILES EAST OF CLARINDA…MOVING EAST AT 60 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 AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CRESTON…MOUNT AYR…CORNING…BEDFORD…LENOX…GREEN VALLEY
LAKE…SUN VALLEY LAKE…LAKE ICARIA…AFTON…NEW MARKET…
CLEARFIELD…LORIMOR…DIAGONAL…KELLERTON…PRESCOTT…
BLOCKTON…GRAVITY…TINGLEY…NODAWAY AND CROMWELL.

Tornado Watch clarification

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCHES 207/210
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
603 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 210 UNTIL 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY WHICH REPLACES A PORTION OF TORNADO WATCH 207. THE NEW WATCH IS VALID FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THE NEW WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

CLARKE DECATUR LUCAS MADISON RINGGOLD UNION WAYNE

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS TAYLOR

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ADAIR…ALLERTON…ATLANTIC…
BEDFORD…CHARITON…CORNING…CORYDON…CRESTON…EARLHAM…
FONTANELLE…GREENFIELD…HUMESTON…LAMONI…LENOX…LEON…
MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET…OSCEOLA…SEYMOUR…
STUART AND WINTERSET.

TORNADO WATCH 207 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR THE  FOLLOWING LOCATIONS . IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

FREMONT HARRISON IDA MILLS MONONA MONTGOMERY  PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE SHELBY
WOODBURY

Tornado Watch extended until 1-a.m. Wednesday

Weather

June 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 210
NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK
600 PM CDT TUE JUN 3 2014

TORNADO WATCH 210 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 100 AM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
. IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

ADAIR ADAMS APPANOOSE CASS CLARKE DAVIS DECATUR FREMONT LUCAS MADISON MARION MILLS MONROE MONTGOMERY PAGE POTTAWATTAMIE RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION WAPELLO WARREN WAYNE