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Hazardous Weather Outlook for west central/Iowa: 5/10/14

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May 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD
455 AM CDT SAT MAY 10 2014

TODAY AND TONIGHT:
A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS FORECAST OVER SOUTHERN IOWA…GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 34…THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS ARE THE MAIN THREAT. ISOLATED STRONG TO POTENTIALLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS LOOK POSSIBLE NORTH OF HIGHWAY 34…WHERE HAIL AND WINDS REMAIN A THREAT.

SUNDAY:
THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IS INCREASING SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY EVENING. LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER MUCH OF CENTRAL IOWA. HEAVY RAIN IS ALSO ANTICIPATED SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY AND MAY LEAD TO LOCALIZED AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING.

SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING…AND WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT…AND AGAIN ON MONDAY.

Hazardous Weather Outlook: Eastern NE/western-sw Iowa 5/10/14

Weather

May 10th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE…-
511 AM CDT SAT MAY 10 2014

TODAY AND TONIGHT:
ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY…MAINLY LATER THIS
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. WHILE STORMS WOULD REMAIN BELOW SEVERE
LEVELS THIS MORNING…THERE IS A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS
ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN IOWA THIS AFTERNOON SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

AFTER A BREAK THIS EVENING…ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP AFTER MIDNIGHT IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…SPREADING NORTH
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH DAYBREAK. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE
STRONG TO SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL THE PRIMARY HAZARD ACROSS SOUTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA…ALONG AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80.

SUNDAY …
SCATTERED STRONG THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE ONGOING SUNDAY MORNING
ACROSS SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA WITH LARGE HAIL
POSSIBLE…AS A WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTH INTO THE REGION. ADDITIONAL
STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG THE FRONT
DURING THE AFTERNOON…DEVELOPING INTO A SQUALL LINE SUNDAY
EVENING THEN MOVING EAST AND OUT OF THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SEVERE STORMS WITH ALL MODES OF SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE POSSIBLE
ALONG THE FRONT…GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM
ABOUT COLUMBUS NEBRASKA TO ONAWA IOWA. THIS WOULD INCLUDE SUPERCELL
STORMS WITH VERY LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL WILL ALSO ACCOMPANY THE THUNDERSTORMS AS
THEY PUSH THROUGH THE REGION LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION SHOULD NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT…BUT
COULD BE NEEDED SUNDAY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA.

(Podcast) Skyscan Forecast: Fri., May 9th 2014

Podcasts, Weather

May 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Freese-Notis weather forecast for the KJAN listening area, and weather data for Atlantic.

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NWS Forecast for Cass & area Counties: 5/9/2014

Weather

May 9th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

347 AM CDT FRI MAY 9 2014

EARLY THIS MORNING…MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. MUCH COLDER. NORTHWEST WIND 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.

TODAY…PARTLY SUNNY UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN CLEARING. COOLER. HIGH IN THE MID 60S. WEST WIND 10 TO 15 MPH.

TONIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY. LOW AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SATURDAY…PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING…THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WARMER. HIGH IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WIND 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

SATURDAY NIGHT…PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH MIDNIGHT THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE MID 50S. WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

SUNDAY…MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGH IN THE UPPER 60S. NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 15 MPH.

SUNDAY NIGHT…LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOW IN THE LOWER 50S. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

MONDAY…LIGHT SHOWERS LIKELY. BREEZY. HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.

Tornado Watch update 5:24-p.m. May 8th

News, Weather

May 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 130 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS: IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 2 COUNTIES… POTTAWATTAMIE and SHELBY. THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…COUNCIL BLUFFS AND HARLAN.

TORNADO WATCH 130 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN THE KJAN LISTENING AREA….

ADAIR ADAMS AUDUBON CARROLL CASS CRAWFORD DALLAS GUTHRIE MADISON MONTGOMERY RINGGOLD SAC TAYLOR UNION.

 

 

TORNADO WARNING: NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY!

Weather

May 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

525 PM CDT THU MAY 8 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A TORNADO WARNING FOR…NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 525 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO WAS LOCATED 7 MILES WEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

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…

GUTHRIE CENTER…LAKE PANORAMA…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE… JAMAICA…LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA AND SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS TORNADO WARNING REPLACES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ISSUED FOR THE SAME AREA.TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST

FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF IN A MOBILE HOME…A

VEHICLE OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND

PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Audubon, Guthrie & Greene Counties

Weather

May 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

519 PM CDT THU MAY 8 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…NORTHEASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…NORTHWESTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…* UNTIL 600 PM CDT

* AT 519 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 10 MILES EAST OF AUDUBON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 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…JEFFERSON…GUTHRIE CENTER…COON RAPIDS…LAKE PANORAMA…SCRANTON…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA AND SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY…IF ONE IS SPOTTED…ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE…SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR SMALL INTERIOR ROOM. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

 

Special Weather Statement: Strong & gusty winds

Weather

May 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD COUNTIES

432 PM CDT THU MAY 8 2014

A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL PUSH EASTWARD ACROSS IOWA. AHEAD OF THE BOUNDARY WINDS WILL REMAIN STRONG AND GUSTY THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 40 MPH AT TIMES. LOOSE OBJECTS MAY BLOW AROUND…AND TRAVELERS MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY…ESPECIALLY ON EAST AND WEST ROUTES.

Special Weather Statement: western IA

Weather

May 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

210 PM CDT THU MAY 8 2014

SHELBY IA-MILLS IA-HARRISON IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA

AT 208 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR PAPILLION…OR 10 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH. ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THROUGH 300 PM OVER EASTERN PARTS OF THE METRO AREA INTO WESTERN IOWA.

HALF INCH HAIL AND WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

OMAHA…COUNCIL BLUFFS…BELLEVUE…PAPILLION…LA VISTA…RALSTON… MISSOURI VALLEY…LOGAN…SPRINGFIELD…UNDERWOOD…MINDEN…CEDAR CREEK…MILLARD…OFFUTT AFB…CARTER LAKE…NEOLA…BOYS TOWN… CRESCENT…MCCLELLAND AND LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY…SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND TV STATIONS…AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS…FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 900 PM CDT THURSDAY EVENING

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Tornado Watch issued until 9-pm for western/sw Iowa

Weather

May 8th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Severe Storms Prediction Center in Norman, OK. has issued a TORNADO WATCH, which is in effect until 9-p.m. for the following area Counties: ADAIR ADAMS AUDUBON CARROLL CASS CRAWFORD DALLAS GUTHRIE HARRISON MADISON MONONA MONTGOMERY POTTAWATTAMIE RINGGOLD SAC SHELBY  TAYLOR and UNION.