KJAN Weather

Local Radar

Monthly Local Weather Information:
January May September
February June October
March July November
April August December

 

View Weather Announcements

MONTGOMERY COUNTY TORNADO WARNING UPDATE

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-
1038 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT FOR
MONTGOMERY COUNTY…

AT 1037 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED OVER STANTON…OR 27 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH. PEOPLE IN STANTON SHOULD TAKE COVER NOW!!!

HAZARD…TORNADO AND GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS
LIKELY.

THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
MONTGOMERY COUNTY…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS…COBURG…
GRANT AND VIKING LAKE STATE PARK.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UPDATE

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

WEBSTER IA-WARREN IA-BOONE IA-DALLAS IA-MADISON IA-STORY IA-
GUTHRIE IA-ADAIR IA-HAMILTON IA-POLK IA-UNION IA-GREENE IA-
1031 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT
FOR SOUTHEASTERN WEBSTER…WARREN…BOONE…DALLAS…MADISON…
STORY…EASTERN GUTHRIE…EASTERN ADAIR…SOUTHERN HAMILTON…POLK…
NORTHWESTERN UNION AND EASTERN GREENE COUNTIES…

AT 1031 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF BOONE TO CLIVE TO NEAR AVENUE OF
THE SAINTS EVENT CENTER…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

TORNADO WARNING: MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
1027 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 1027 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR RED OAK…OR 32 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

STORM REPORT 5/12/14

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Here are some reports on Sunday’s significant storms as relayed by the National Weather Service:

11:05-p.m. Thunderstorm wind damage 2 miles nw of Panora: Outbuilding destroyed, roof thrown 40-yards.

10:38-p.m. 3-miles NE of Yale in Guthrie County: Large tree snapped in-half.

10:30-p.m. 2 miles s of Red Oak, golf ball-sized hail.

10:22-p.m. Rainfall in Atlantic since 7-a.m Sunday 1.6-inches.

10:10-p.m. Thunderstorm wind damage in Panora: structural damage to a home at Lake Panorama & possible damage between Yale and Panora.

10:00-p.m. Half-dollar sized hail in Randolph (Fremont County)

9:55-p.m. T-storm wind damage 2 miles w/nw of Panora: 2 1/2′ diameter trees uprooted; dock destroyed; numerous trees down.; funnel cloud spotted 3 miles nw of Panora at the same time.

9:45-p.m.  Baseball-sized hail 2 miles west of Thurman in Fremont County

9:42-p.m. Golf ball-sized hail 2 miles west of Thurman

9:40-p.m. Quarter-sized hail 6 miles w/sw of Thurman.

9:26-p.m. Street flooding reported in Atlantic

8:58-p.m. 60-mph thunderstorm wind gust 1 mile w/nw of Marne in Cass County.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UNTIL 11-PM

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1003 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN WEBSTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
STORY COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
EASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
EASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHERN HAMILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
EASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 1100 PM CDT

* AT 1002 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTH OF JEFFERSON TO STUART TO 8 MILES
NORTHWEST OF GREEN VALLEY LAKE…MOVING EAST AT 50 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

TORNADO WARNING: GUTHRIE/DALLAS COUNTY

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
959 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 1045 PM CDT

* AT 959 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER LAKE PANORAMA…OR 7 MILES NORTHEAST OF
GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT…FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
PERRY…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA…GRAND JUNCTION…RIPPEY…YALE…
JAMAICA…DAWSON…BERKLEY…LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…
SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PARTS OF SW IOWA

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

WATCH COUNTY NOTIFICATION FOR WATCHES 142/147
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
1002 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 147 UNTIL 4 AM CDT MONDAY. TORNADO WATCH 142 HAS EXPIRED. THE NEW WATCH IS VALID FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THE NEW WATCH INCLUDES 4 COUNTIES:FREMONT MILLS MONTGOMERY PAGE

FLASH FLOODING IN ATLANTIC

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
933 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014
0926 PM FLASH FLOOD ATLANTIC
05/11/2014 CASS IA EMERGENCY MNGR
HIGHWAY 6 JUST NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC HAS WATER FLOWING UP
TO CURB LEVEL. BULL CREEK DRAINAGE AREA IS BEGINNING TO
OVERFLOW. LOTS OF STREET FLOODING THROUGHOUT THE TOWN OF
ATLANTIC.

FLASH FLOOD WARNING – CASS & AUDUBON COUNTIES

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 330 AM CDT MONDAY

* AT 929 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA WITH UP TO TWO INCHES
OF RAIN HAVING ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY. AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO OR RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 11
PM CDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
ATLANTIC…AUDUBON…MANNING…GRISWOLD…ANITA…EXIRA…
MANILLA…ELK HORN…LEWIS…TEMPLETON…MASSENA…KIMBALLTON…
DEDHAM…CUMBERLAND…HALBUR…BRAYTON…MARNE…WIOTA…GRAY AND
ASPINWALL.

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.

Severe Weather Statement

Weather

May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
928 PM CDT SUN MAY 11 2014

...THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR MONTGOMERY AND SOUTHEASTERN
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES IS CANCELLED…

THE LINE OF STORMS WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE
AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED. HOWEVER GUSTY WINDS
ARE STILL POSSIBLE WITH THESE THUNDERSTORMS.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1000 PM CDT SUNDAY AFTERNOON
FOR SOUTHWESTERN IOWA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.