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Special Weather Statement: Cass County

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May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

CASS IA-ADAIR IA-
749 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF SMALL HAIL...

AT 749 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
ATLANTIC...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

DIME SIZE HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ATLANTIC...ANITA...LEWIS...MASSENA...CUMBERLAND...BRIDGEWATER...
MARNE...WIOTA...ATLANTIC MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...ANITA MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT...LAKE ANITA STATE PARK AND COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR  IOWA.

Severe thunderstorm warning expires

Weather

May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

729 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

…THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR SOUTHERN SHELBY AND NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES WILL EXPIRE AT 730 PM CDT…

THE STORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS WEAKENED BELOW SEVERE LIMITS…AND NO LONGER POSES AN IMMEDIATE THREAT TO LIFE OR PROPERTY. THEREFORE THE WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE. HOWEVER GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL WILL STILL POSSIBLE WITH THIS THUNDERSTORM.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Shelby/Pottawattamie Counties

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May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

652 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR… SOUTHERN SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…NORTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 652 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR SHELBY…OR 26 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST 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…

AVOCA…WALNUT…SHELBY…MINDEN…HANCOCK…PORTSMOUTH…

TENNANT…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA…PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND

BOTNA BEND PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS… HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 58 AND 73. INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 27 AND 48.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Update: Shelby County Severe T-storm warning

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May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

431 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM CDT FOR EASTERN SHELBY COUNTY…

AT 430 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED ABOUT 3 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HARLAN…OR 19 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 25 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…

HARLAN…ELK HORN…IRWIN…KIRKMAN…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA…

PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND ELK HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA.

 

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 70 AND 80.

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING: CARROLL, AUDUBON, GUTHRIE COUNTIES

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May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

422 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SOUTHERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 422 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR IRWIN…OR 0 MILES NORTHWEST OF AUDUBON…MOVING EAST AT 25 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…

AUDUBON…COON RAPIDS…TEMPLETON…DEDHAM…GRAY AND AUDUBON

COUNTY AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Shelby County

Weather

May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA

419 PM CDT TUE MAY 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…SHELBY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…* UNTIL 500 PM CDT

* AT 418 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER HARLAN…OR 22 MILES NORTHWEST OF ATLANTIC…MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. A SECOND SEVERE STORM WAS JUST EAST OF IRWIN ALSO MOVING EAST AT 25 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…

HARLAN…ELK HORN…IRWIN…WESTPHALIA…KIRKMAN…NISHNA BEND RECREATION AREA…PRAIRIE ROSE STATE PARK AND ELK HORN CREEK RECREATION AREA.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 59 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 70 AND 83.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 11-pm Tuesday

Weather

May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE SEVERE STORMS PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAN, OK. HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH UNTIL 11-PM FOR THE FOLLOWING KJAN LISTENING AREA COUNTIES: ADAIR ADAMS  AUDUBON CARROLL CASS DALLAS  GUTHRIE  MADISON RINGGOLD TAYLOR UNION

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Tue., May 20th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis Weather Forecast for the KJAN listening area and weather information for Atlantic.

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NWS forecast for Atlantic: Tue, May 20th 2014

Weather

May 20th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South southeast wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. North northeast wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 10%.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North northeast wind 8 to 13 mph.
Wed. Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thu. Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

NWS forecast for Cass & area Counties in IA: 5/19/2014

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May 19th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

345 AM CDT MON MAY 19 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS. WARMER. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH.

TODAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING… THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WIND 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

TONIGHT…MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING…THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS BEFORE MIDNIGHT. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. LOW AROUND 60. SOUTHEAST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TUESDAY…MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. SOUTHEAST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST IN THE AFTERNOON.

TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 60. HIGH IN THE MID 80S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 50S. HIGH 72 TO 82.