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Small Stream Flood Advisory: Montgomery/Page Counties

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

752 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…EASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…CENTRAL PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT

* AT 750 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS MOVING THROUGH THE REGION. THIS MAY CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN RURAL AREAS…AND AN ADDITIONAL ONE HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAIN MAY STILL OCCUR AS THESE STORMS EXIT TO THE NORTHEAST.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT MAY EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… VILLISCA…STANTON…COIN…GRANT…YORKTOWN…NORTHBORO… BLANCHARD…HEPBURN AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

Svr. T-storm warning cancelled for Page County

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

737 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN PAGE COUNTY 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.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning SE Page County

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

721 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHEASTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…UNTIL 800 PM CDT

* AT 721 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR COIN…OR 16 MILES NORTHEAST OF TARKIO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 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…

CLARINDA…COIN…COLLEGE SPRINGS…SHAMBAUGH AND BRADDYVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Significant Weather Advisory: Montgomery & Page Counties

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

707 PM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR EASTERN MONTGOMERY AND NORTH CENTRAL PAGE COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM CDT…

AT 707 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES EAST OF ELLIOTT TO NEAR ESSEX…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH. HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

VILLISCA…STANTON…GRANT AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY…SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS…AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS…FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

Flash Flood Warning Cancelled

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

720 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR RINGGOLD…TAYLOR…SOUTHERN UNION AND
SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES IS CANCELLED...

THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED…AND FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED TO
POSE A THREAT. HOWEVER…SHOULD ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOP
AND PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL OVER THE SAME AREA YET THIS MORNING…THE
COMBINATION OF THE RAIN THAT FELL IN PREVIOUS DAYS AND OVERNIGHT AND
THE ALREADY SATURATED SOILS MEANS THAT IT WILL NOT TAKE MUCH TO
PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING. REMEMBER THAT A FLASH FLOOD WATCH STILL
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR YOUR AREA.

Small Stream Flood Advisory for Monona/Harrison/Shelby Counties

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

715 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN MONONA COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT

* AT 710 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN HAD DUMPED 1 TO
2 INCHES OF RAIN OVERNIGHT…AND COMBINED WITH RECENT RAINS…MUCH
OF THAT RAIN HAS CAUSED MINOR FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND
COUNTRY ROADS. SOME AREAS FROM LOGAN TO DUNLAP COULD SEE ANOTHER
INCH OF RAIN BEFORE IT ENDS FROM WEST TO EAST.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…MONDAMIN…UTE…MODALE…PISGAH…
MOORHEAD…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…MAGNOLIA…SOLDIER…LITTLE SIOUX…
PELICAN POINT STATE RECREATION AREA…SCHABEN PARK…PREPARATION
CANYON STATE PARK…LITTLE SIOUX SCOUT RANCH…HISTORICAL VILLAGE
WELCOME CENTER…WILLOW LAKE RECREATION AREA AND MANTENO RECREATION
AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

Small Stream Flood Advisory until 8:15-a.m.

Weather

August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-MONTGOMERY IA-MILLS IA-
613 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 815 AM CDT

* AT 610 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY
RAIN HAD DROPPED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN FROM NEAR MALVERN TO
HENDERSON AND EMERSON. THIS AREA OF STORMS WILL SWEEP ACROSS
MONTGOMERY AND EASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES…PRODUCING OVER 2
INCHES OF RAINFALL IN SOME AREAS. RAIN TOTALS COULD REACH 3 INCHES
BEFORE THE RAIN LETS UP. THIS WILL LEAD TO FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTY ROADS.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
RED OAK…MALVERN…STANTON…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…HENDERSON…
HASTINGS…GRANT AND FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

Skyscan Forecast: Thu., 8/28/14

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Flash Flood Watch Until Noon; Flood Advisory for parts of Pott. & Mills Counties until 8-a.m.; Flash Flood Warning for parts of Adams, Union, Taylor & Ringgold Counties until 10:30-a.m.**
Today: Showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. High 78. S @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy. Low 68. S @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

Friday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. High 79. S-SW @ 5-10. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Fri. Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Light and variable wind. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph.

Sunday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

Rainfall report (8/28/14)

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Rainfall update for Atlantic:  .6″ of rain since 7-a.m. today, bringing the storm system total to 2.81″ as of 12-p.m.

In Atlantic, at the KJAN studios [Official Nat’l. Weather Service reporting site], we received 2.21″ of rain from 7-a.m. Wed. thru 7-a.m. today (8/28). 2 miles NW of Atlantic, 2.16″.

Other reports from NWS observers & area media include (24-hour total as of 7-a.m. unless otherwise indicated):

1.5 miles south of Avoca, .9″; Audubon, .75″; 1 mile north of Beaconsfield (Taylor Co.), 1.4″;  south of Bedford (Taylor Co.), 2.52″ (as of 6-am); 1 mile west of Blockton (Taylor Co.), 1.74“; Clarinda, 2.7″; 5 miles east/south of Denison, 1.42″‘ Emerson, 2.2″; Irwin, 1.08″; 3 miles east of Manning (Carroll Co.), 1.18″; Massena, .63″; 1 mile south of Mt. Ayr, 1.23″; Red Oak, 1″; Treynor, 3.1″; Villisca, 1.42″.

Flood Advisory for SE Pott./Northern Mills Counties

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August 28th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-MILLS IA-SARPY NE- 456 AM CDT THU AUG 28 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR… SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY and… NORTHERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA, as well as NORTHEASTERN SARPY COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA… UNTIL 800 AM CDT

AT 452 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS SPREADING INTO WEST CENTRAL IOWA. ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN FROM AROUND BELLEVUE TO GLENWOOD…AND AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR SO COULD FALL EARLY THIS MORNING. MANY AREAS WILL SEE BETWEEN 2 AND 3 INCHES OF RAIN FROM BELLEVUE AND GLENWOOD INTO POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY NEAR OAKLAND. FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS IS LIKELY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… SOUTHEASTERN COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…GLENWOOD…OAKLAND… TREYNOR…CARSON…PACIFIC JUNCTION…MACEDONIA…OFFUTT AFB… SILVER CITY…HENDERSON…MCCLELLAND…LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK… CAMP MAHA…OLD TOWN PARK AND FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.