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Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Shelby & Harrison Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

816 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHEASTERN BURT COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…
NORTH CENTRAL WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT

* AT 815 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR MONDAMIN…
OR 29 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

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

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
LOGAN…MONDAMIN…PERSIA…MODALE…PISGAH…WOODBINE…DUNLAP…
HERMAN…PORTSMOUTH…MAGNOLIA…SCHABEN PARK AND WILLOW LAKE
RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 123 AND 129.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 82 AND 92.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning NE Pott County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

814 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 900 AM CDT

* AT 813 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER UNDERWOOD…
OR 21 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…LAW ENFORCEMENT.

IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
OAKLAND…AVOCA…UNDERWOOD…WALNUT…MINDEN…NEOLA…HANCOCK…
MCCLELLAND…BOTNA BEND PARK AND ARROWHEAD PARK.

GOLF BALL HAIL WAS REPORTED JUST WEST OF UNDERWOOD AT 806 AM.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 52 AND 64.
INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 23…AND NEAR MILE
MARKER 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm update

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

755 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY
IS CANCELLED…

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING WILL REMAIN OVER
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR
SOUTHERN HARRISON COUNTY. HOWEVER THERE REMAINS A WARNING FOR
CENTRAL AND NORTHERN HARRISON COUNTY.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 PM CDT
MONDAY AFTERNOON FOR SOUTHWEST IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA.

755 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 815 AM CDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY…

AT 753 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
UNDERWOOD…OR 15 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.
SPOTTERS REPORTED 1 INCH HAIL WITH THIS STORM NORTHWEST OF CRESCENT
ALONG INTERSTATE 29 NEAR MILE MARKER 64 AT 750 AM.

HAZARD…PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Central Harrison County

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

745 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 815 AM CDT

* AT 744 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER MODALE…OR
24 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD…PING PONG 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 AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…MONDAMIN…MODALE…PISGAH…WOODBINE…
MAGNOLIA…SCHABEN PARK AND WILLOW LAKE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 77 AND 86.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Harrison/Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

743 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHEASTERN HARRISON COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...
  NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...

* UNTIL 815 AM CDT

* AT 742 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FORT
  CALHOUN...OR 11 MILES NORTHEAST OF OMAHA...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

  HAZARD...PING PONG 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 AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
           WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  UNDERWOOD...SHELBY...MINDEN...NEOLA...CRESCENT...MCCLELLAND...
  ARROWHEAD PARK AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS...
 INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 61 AND 72.
 INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 14 AND 34.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

Special Weather Statement: Harrison-Pottawattamie Counties

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY IA-HARRISON IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-DOUGLAS NE-WASHINGTON NE-
727 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WEST CENTRAL SHELBY…SOUTHERN
HARRISON…NORTHWESTERN POTTAWATTAMIE…SOUTHEASTERN WASHINGTON AND
NORTHEASTERN DOUGLAS COUNTIES UNTIL 815 AM CDT…

AT 726 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
FORT CALHOUN…OR 11 MILES NORTH OF OMAHA…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
NORTHERN OMAHA…BLAIR…MISSOURI VALLEY…UNDERWOOD…FORT
CALHOUN…MINDEN…PERSIA…BENNINGTON…NEOLA…CRESCENT…DESOTO
BEND NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE…WILSON ISLAND STATE PARK…ARROWHEAD
PARK…HISTORICAL VILLAGE WELCOME CENTER AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Mon. June 30th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

We had .02″ of an inch of rain in Atlantic, Sunday. Here’s the latest forecast….

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Hazardous Weather Outlook: w.central/south central Iowa

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-
ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
509 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

TODAY AND TONIGHT:

ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. SOME OF THE STORMS WILL BE SEVERE WITH HAIL UP TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER…WINDS OVER 70 MPH…AND AN ISOLATED TORNADO POSSIBLE. HEAVY RAINFALL IS ALSO LIKELY WITH RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2.5 INCHES LIKELY…WITH ISOLATED AMOUNTS OF 4 TO 6 INCHES.

TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY:

THUNDERSTORMS WILL RETURN FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE OFF AND ON THROUGH THE WEEKEND. IT IS TOO EARLY TO ASSESS THE SEVERE POTENTIAL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS LIKELY TODAY.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect until Noon today (Monday)

Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

405 AM CDT MON JUN 30 2014

THE SEVERE STORMS PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN, OK, HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH #372, IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA: ADAIR ADAMS APPANOOSE AUDUBON BOONE CALHOUN CARROLL CASS CLARKE CRAWFORD DALLAS DAVIS DECATUR FREMONT GREENE GRUNDY GUTHRIE HAMILTON HARDIN HARRISON IDA JASPER LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA MARION MARSHALL MILLS MONONA MONROE MONTGOMERY PAGE PLYMOUTH POLK POTTAWATTAMIE POWESHIEK RINGGOLD SAC SHELBY STORY TAMA TAYLOR UNION WAPELLO WARREN WAYNE WEBSTER WOODBURY.

Counties in lavender are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until Noon today.

Counties in lavender are under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until Noon today.

 

Severe weather possible again today, along with heavy rain

News, Weather

June 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The National Weather Service in Des Moines says will be the potential for more severe weather today, including tornadoes, strong thunderstorm winds and large hail. There will also be the potential for locally heavy rainfall. Today may also bring a widespread significant wind event to the area in the late morning or afternoon.10300175_665261853552013_8036064793642513688_n A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the entire KJAN listening area until Noon today. And, a Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 2-p.m. for the Monona, Harrison, Shelby and Pottawattamie Counties. A Flash Flood Watch is in effect until 6-p.m. for the rest of the KJAN listening area.

Be prepared for dangerous storms that approach your area…stay alert to changing conditions and monitor your NOAA weather radio for forecast updates and possible watches and warnings. Review your severe weather safety procedures and move promptly to a place of safety if a warning is issued for your area.

Storms that developed Sunday afternoon in eastern Nebraska crossed into western Iowa’s Harrison County before spreading east through Shelby and Audubon Counties late into the evening, and then into central Iowa. The storms affecting our area dropped hail ranging in size from quarters in most locations, to baseball-sized hail near Magnolia.

There were also reports of funnel clouds in and around the Harlan and Elk Horn areas late Sunday evening, and one possible touchdown of a tornado in a rural area northwest of Harlan, but there were no immediate reports of damage.