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West Central/Central IA Hazardous Weather Outlook 6/24/15

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June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

418 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

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THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

TONIGHT...A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR PART OF THE KJAN LISTENING AREA. PLEASE REFER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE LATE EVENING. A FEW TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR A STRONG TORNADO ALONG OR SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80 THIS EVENING. VERY LARGE HAIL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH A FEW OF THE THUNDERSTORMS. VERY HEAVY RAIN WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS WITH FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Crawford, Carroll & Sac Counties

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1236 PM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
WESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
SAC COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 130 PM CDT

* AT 1236 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF DANBURY…OR 14 MILES SOUTHWEST OF IDA GROVE…MOVING
EAST AT 55 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND NICKEL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CARROLL…DENISON…SAC CITY…MANNING…LAKE VIEW…ODEBOLT…
BLACK HAWK LAKE…SCHLESWIG…WALL LAKE…MANILLA…SCHALLER…
EARLY…DOW CITY…CHARTER OAK…ARCADIA…BREDA…VAIL…
TEMPLETON…AUBURN AND WESTSIDE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Hazardous Weather Outlook for western/s.w. Iowa

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES
1106 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT…THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER INTO THIS AFTERNOON GENERALLY NORTH OF A LINE EXTENDING FROM ABOUT COLUMBUS TO OMAHA TO RED OAK IN RESPONSE TO A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY. SOME STORMS MAY APPROACH OR BECOME SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN THREAT.

THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY…THERE WILL BE A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE AREA THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

Significant Weather Advisory for: Fremont/Page/Mills/Montgomery Counties

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

731 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR WESTERN MONTGOMERY…MILLS…NORTHERN PAGE…NORTHERN FREMONT…COUNTIES UNTIL 800 AM CDT…

AT 730 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING AN AREA OF STRONG
THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM NEAR OFFUTT AFB TO NEAR SIDNEY…AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
SOME OF THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BELLEVUE…RED OAK…CLARINDA…GLENWOOD…SHENANDOAH…MALVERN…
SIDNEY…ESSEX…PACIFIC JUNCTION…EMERSON…OFFUTT AFB…TABOR…
SILVER CITY…THURMAN…HENDERSON…RANDOLPH…HASTINGS… YORKTOWN…IMOGENE AND COBURG.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 39.
HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 13 AND 37.
INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 17 AND 39.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, 6/24/2015

Podcasts, Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic.

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Weather Advisory: Shelby/Harrison/Monona Counties

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

SHELBY IA-HARRISON IA-MONONA IA-
621 AM CDT WED JUN 24 2015

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SOUTHEASTERN MONONA…NORTHERN HARRISON AND NORTHWESTERN SHELBY COUNTIES UNTIL 645 AM CDT…

AT 621 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER PISGAH…OR 33 MILES WEST OF DENISON…MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
EARLING…MONDAMIN…IRWIN…DEFIANCE…PISGAH…MOORHEAD…
WOODBINE…DUNLAP…PANAMA…LITTLE SIOUX…WESTPHALIA…KIRKMAN…
PREPARATION CANYON STATE PARK…LITTLE SIOUX SCOUT RANCH…SCHABEN PARK…MANTENO RECREATION AREA AND WILLOW LAKE RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 83 AND 89.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

Flash Flood Watch for part of the KJAN listening area

News, Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: GUTHRIE-DALLAS-MADISON

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS (WED.) AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

Counties in green are included in a Flash Flood Watch

Counties in green are included in a Flash Flood Watch

* VERY HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH TONIGHT. RAINFALL RATES ASSOCIATED WITH THE MOST INTENSE STORMS MAY EXCEED 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR. IN ADDITION…MULTIPLE STORMS MAY PASS OVER THE SAME AREA AND WILL FURTHER ENHANCE THE FLASH FLOOD THREAT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED 3 INCHES WITH SOME LOCATIONS REACHING 5 INCHES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

NWS forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area (updated 4-am 6/24/15)

Weather

June 24th, 2015 by Ric Hanson

Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South southeast wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8pm and 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 6 to 11 mph becoming north after midnight. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph.

Thursday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Northeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Suspected tornado rips into southern Iowa grocery store

News, Weather

June 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – The National Weather Service is sending a survey team to check damage and confirm a suspected tornado that ripped into a grocery store and nearby homes in southern Iowa.

An estimated 40 to 50 Hy-Vee store employees and customers in Albia took shelter in the store cooler when the storm struck Monday evening, shattering store windows and sending glass flying into a nearby neighborhood. Homes in the area lost roofs and windows as well.

Trees and power lines were knocked down around the city, but no injuries have been reported. In northwest Iowa, straight-line winds approaching 100 mph destroyed a hangar at Sheldon Regional Airport and disabled five aircraft. Assistant Sheldon fire chief Randy Harms says firefighters and a hazmat unit were called out to contain airplane fuel that spilled.

(Podcast) Skyscan Weather forecast, Tue., 6/23/2015

Podcasts, Weather

June 23rd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis (podcast) weather forecast for Atlantic & the KJAN listening area, and weather information for Atlantic.

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