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UPDATE: SVR TSTRM WARNING: CASS, ADAIR & ADAMS COUNTIES

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

309 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN CASS…NORTHERN ADAMS AND SOUTHWESTERN ADAIR COUNTIES UNTIL 330 PM…AT 304 PM CDT…TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL IN FAR NORTHWEST ADAMS COUNTY. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORNING…OR 20 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…CUMBERLAND…MASSENA AND BRIDGEWATER.

SEVERE TSTORM WARNING ALLOWED TO EXPIRE FOR MONTGOMERY CO

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-

303 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY HAS EXPIRED…

THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF THE AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. ADDITIONAL SEVERE THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT REMAINS POSSIBLE…AND A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM.

URBAN & SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY UPDATE

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-PAGE IA-

257 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS IN…MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EXTREME NORTHEASTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 251 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN THAT WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING. OVERFLOWING POOR DRAINAGE AREAS WILL RESULT IN MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 2.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR.* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE VILLISCA…STANTON AND GRANT.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING STREAMS AND DRAINAGES…WEST NODAWAY RIVER…TARKIO CREEK…TARKIO RIVER…DUNNS CREEK…MIDDLE NODAWAY RIVER…SEVENMILE CREEK AND RAMP CREEK.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3PM MONTGOMERY CO.

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

252 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY…

AT 246 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEROLOGISTS INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE DAMAGING HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR STANTON…OR 45 MILES NORTH OF TARKIO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

STANTON AND GRANT.

TORNADO WATCH EXPANDED ACROSS WESTERN/CENTRAL IOWA

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

TORNADO WATCH 168 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS

IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE:

ADAIR ADAMS AUDUBON CASS CLARKE DALLAS DECATUR GUTHRIE MADISON RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION

TORNADOES…HAIL TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER…THUNDERSTORM WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH…AND DANGEROUS LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE IN THESE AREAS. THE TORNADO WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 55 STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 40 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF SHENANDOAH IOWA TO 60 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA NEBRASKA.

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.

SEVERE T-STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

240 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

.A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 300 PM CDT FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY…

AT 237 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEROLOGISTS INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING LARGE DAMAGING HAIL UP TO GOLF BALL SIZE AND DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 70 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR STANTON…OR 40 MILES NORTH OF TARKIO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

RED OAK…STANTON AND GRANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. ALTHOUGH NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY…IF A TORNADO IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY IN A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING SE CASS, SW ADAIR & NORTHERN ADAMS COUNTIES

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

241 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHWESTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…NORTHERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… UNTIL 330 PM CDT

* AT 238 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL…AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR STANTON…OR 18 MILES NORTH OF CLARINDA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…CARBON…CUMBERLAND…MASSENA AND BRIDGEWATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE IN A MOBILE HOME…GET OUT NOW…AND SEEK SHELTER IN A REINFORCED BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND DON/T DROWN.

URBAN & SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY SOUTHWEST IA COUNTIES

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-MILLS IA-PAGE IA-FREMONT IA-

234 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EXTREME NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… UNTIL 530 PM CDT

AT 226 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 2.5 OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE RED OAK…ESSEX…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…IMOGENE AND COBURG.

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.

UPDATE ON TORNADO WARNING FOR PAGE COUNTY….

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

231 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

.A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 245 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY…AT 227 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ESSEX…OR 28 MILES NORTH OF TARKIO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE… ESSEX.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: MONTGOMERY/NW PAGE COUNTIES

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April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

229 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...
  EXTREME NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA...

* UNTIL 300 PM CDT

* AT 223 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS
  INDICATED TWO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER
  SIZE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THESE STORMS
  WERE LOCATED 11 MILES SOUTHWEST OF RED OAK AND THE OTHER NEAR
  ESSEX...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  RED OAK...STANTON...GRANT AND COBURG.