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Tornado Warning: Union & Adams Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

655 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WEST CENTRAL UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
NORTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 655 PM CDT…A TORNADO PRODUCING STORM WAS LOCATED 6 MILES WEST OF GREEN VALLEY LAKE…OR 7 MILES WEST OF CRESTON…MOVING
SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND VEHICLES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…CROMWELL AND KENT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A
BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY
BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS…IN A MOBILE HOME…OR
IN A VEHICLE…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 11-p.m. Adams, Mills, Montgomery & Page Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

645 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015 THE NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN IOWA EFFECTIVE THIS SUNDAY EVENING FROM 645 PM UNTIL 1100 PM CDT.

AREA COUNTIES INCLUDED IN THE WATCH…ADAMS, MILLS, MONTGOMERY AND PAGE.

* PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE… SCATTERED LARGE HAIL AND ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE ISOLATED DAMAGING WIND GUSTS TO 70 MPH POSSIBLE A TORNADO OR TWO POSSIBLE

SUMMARY…SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS…INCLUDING A COUPLE SUPERCELLS CAPABLE OF LARGE HAIL…LOCALLY DAMAGING WIND…AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO OR TWO…EXPECTED TO PERSIST THROUGH LATE EVENING ALONG AND JUST AHEAD OF SLOWLY-MOVING WSW-ENE COLD FRONT.

THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH AREA IS APPROXIMATELY ALONG AND 115 STATUTE MILES EAST AND WEST OF A LINE FROM 20 MILES EAST NORTHEAST OF DES MOINES IOWA TO 30 MILES SOUTH SOUTHEAST OF LAMONI IOWA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… REMEMBER…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA. PERSONS IN THESE AREAS SHOULD BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR THREATENING WEATHER CONDITIONS AND LISTEN FOR LATER STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS CAN AND OCCASIONALLY DO PRODUCE TORNADOES.

Tornado Warning NE Adams County until 7-pm

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

630 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…

NORTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 630 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 8 MILES WEST OF

GREEN VALLEY LAKE…OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF CRESTON…MOVING SOUTH

AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO.

SOURCE…WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO.

IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND VEHICLES.

* THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF

NORTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO IS ON THE GROUND. TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A

BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY

BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS…IN A MOBILE HOME…OR

IN A VEHICLE…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT

YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Mills County

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

629 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…* UNTIL 730 PM CDT

* AT 629 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GLENWOOD…

OR 20 MILES SOUTHEAST OF OMAHA…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

GLENWOOD…MALVERN…TABOR…SILVER CITY AND HASTINGS.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 9 AND 23.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

BUILDING.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Ringgold/Madison/Adair Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

626 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…NORTHERN RINGGOLD COUNTY, SOUTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY, SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY and UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

EASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 715 PM CDT

* AT 626 PM CDT…SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE

EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTH OF WINTERSET TO 4 MILES WEST OF GREEN

VALLEY LAKE…MOVING SOUTH AT 20 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE

TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

CRESTON…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…AFTON…MURRAY…ORIENT…LORIMOR…

DIAGONAL…TINGLEY…MACKSBURG…CROMWELL…ARISPE…SHANNON

CITY…KENT…THAYER…GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK…MURRAY

ROADSIDE REST AREA AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

 

Severe storms update 6:25-pm 8/2

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM CDT FOR NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY. AT 622 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTH OF VILLISCA…OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORNING…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

RURAL NORTHEAST MONTGOMVERY COUNTY.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA NEAR MILE MARKER 51.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning NE Montgomery County

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

611 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

NORTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 700 PM CDT

* AT 611 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTHEAST OF ELLIOTT…OR 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORNING…MOVING SOUTH AT 35 MPH.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

GRANT.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 34 IN IOWA NEAR MILE MARKER 51.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning SW Cass/Western Adams Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

607 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHWESTERN CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

WESTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

* UNTIL 645 PM CDT

* AT 605 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF LAKE ICARIA…OR 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF CORNING…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 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…

CORNING…LAKE ICARIA…PRESCOTT…CARBON…LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK

AND CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

Special Weather Statement for Cass & Adams Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

548 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

…STRONG THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPING…

AT 547 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONGĀ  THUNDERSTORM 5 MILES SOUTHEAST OF GRISWOLD…OR 14 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH. NICKEL SIZE HAIL AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. THIS STORM COULD CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…

CORNING…LENOX…GRISWOLD…LAKE ICARIA…LEWIS…NODAWAY…

CARBON…CORNING MUNICIPAL AIRPORT…COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK…

GRISWOLD PARK AND LAKE ICARIA STATE PARK.

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.

 

Severe Thunderstorm Warning for SW Madison/SE Adair/Northern Union Counties

Weather

August 2nd, 2015 by Ric Hanson

545 PM CDT SUN AUG 2 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…

SOUTHWESTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

NORTHERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 630 PM CDT

* AT 545 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GREENFIELD…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 10 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…

CRESTON…GREENFIELD…GREEN VALLEY LAKE…ORIENT…LORIMOR…

MACKSBURG…CROMWELL…NODAWAY PARK…GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE

PARK…GREENFIELD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.