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July 6th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

Saturday’s High in Atlantic was 81, our 24-hour Low (ending today) at 7-a.m. was 64. The 24-Hour rainfall amounted to .05″.

(forecast updated 5:36-a.m. Sun., July 6, 2014 – National Weather Service/Des Moines

Today – Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Heat index values as high as 102. Light south southwest wind becoming west southwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight – Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light north northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Monday – A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming west around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Monday Night – Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind around 6 mph becoming north northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Tuesday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 6 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 82.

 

Flood warning for Eastern Mills/western Montgomery/NE Fremont & SE Pott Counties

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MILLS IA-MONTGOMERY IA-FREMONT IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA- 350 PM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A  FLOOD WARNING FOR… EASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… WESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA… * UNTIL 945 PM CDT *

AT 346 PM CDT…RIVER GAUGES NORTHEAST OF EMERSON ON INDIAN CREEK AND AND ALSO NEAR HENDERSON ON THE NISHNABOTNA RIVER INDICATED VALUES ABOVE FLOOD STAGE. THESE ELEVATED STREAM LEVELS ARE DUE TO HEAVY RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING. FLOODING MAY ALSO BE OCCURRING ON CRABAPPLE CREEK.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE… HENDERSON…EMERSON…HASTINGS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. D

O NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

Flood Warning – East Nishnabotna River at Red Oak

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
923 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVER IN IOWA…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE EAST NISHNABOTNA RIVER AT RED OAK.
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO SUNDAY MORNING…OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
CANCELLED.
* AT 9:00 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.3 FEET…OR 1.7 FEET BELOW
FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…RISE TO AROUND 18.2 FEET BY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. THEN FALL
BACK BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING.
* IMPACT…AT 18.0 FEET…RURAL LOWLANDS BEGIN TO FLOOD ALONG THE EAST
BANK.

Flood Advisory: Mills/Montgomery County

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MILLS IA-MONTGOMERY IA-
714 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
NORTHEASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
NORTHWESTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 1215 PM CDT

* AT 712 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR FLOODING ALONG INDIAN CREEK.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
EMERSON AND HASTINGS.

RIVER GAGES ALONG INDIAN ARE SHOWING SIGNIFICANT RISES DUE TO THIS
HEAVY RAINFALL AND THE CREEK MAY RISE OUT OF ITS BANKS SHORTLY.

Rainfall report: 7/5/14

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

In Atlantic (at KJAN) – .63″ as of 7-a.m. (24-hour total – rain began at around 4-am Sat.)

Ardelle in Massena reports .85″ as of 7-a.m.

Red Oak – 2.89″ as of 7-a.m. (Co-op Observer);

4 miles S. of Harlan, 2.38

Logan, 2.99″

2 mile NW of Little Sioux, 2.01″

10 miles NE of Onawa, 2.61″

Shenandoah, 3.12″ (Cooperative observer)

Villisca, .75″

1.5 miles S. of Avoca, 2.4″

2 miles west of Oakland, 2″

Castana 2.23″ (Monona County)

 

Flood Advisory: Montgomery County

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-
639 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 636 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AROUND TWO INCHES OF RAIN
HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER MUCH OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY. THIS WILL CAUSE
MINOR FLOODING OF STREETS…ROADS…AND SMALL STREAMS THROUGHOUT
THE COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
RED OAK…VILLISCA…STANTON…ELLIOTT…GRANT…COBURG AND VIKING
LAKE STATE PARK.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE TO TWO INCHES IS EXPECTED OVER THE
AREA…LEADING TO CONTINUED FLOODING THROUGH 930 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

Flood Advisory: Page/Fremont Counties

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

PAGE IA-FREMONT IA-OTOE NE-
616 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
EAST CENTRAL OTOE COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA…

* UNTIL 915 AM CDT

* AT 612 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
FROM THUNDERSTORMS HAD ALREADY FALLEN OVER THE AREA. THIS WILL
CAUSE MINOR FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. STREET FLOODING AND
RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS CAN BE EXPECTED. AN ADDITIONAL ONE
INCH OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH 8 AM.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
NEBRASKA CITY…SHENANDOAH…HAMBURG…SIDNEY…FARRAGUT…
RIVERTON…COIN…LORTON…DUNBAR…NORTHBORO…BLANCHARD…LORTON
VILLAGE…CAMP CATRON AND WAUBONSIE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

Flood Advisory: Pottawattamie County

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

POTTAWATTAMIE IA-
632 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

* UNTIL 930 AM CDT

* AT 629 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN
HAS ALREADY FALLEN OVER POTTAWATAMIE COUNTY. THIS WILL CAUSE MINOR
FLOODING OF STREETS…ROADS…AND SMALL STREAMS THROUGHOUT THE
COUNTY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
COUNCIL BLUFFS…OAKLAND…AVOCA…TREYNOR…UNDERWOOD…CARSON…
WALNUT…MINDEN…MACEDONIA…NEOLA…CRESCENT…HANCOCK…
MCCLELLAND…LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK…NARROWS RIVER PARK…
ARROWHEAD PARK…OLD TOWN PARK…FARM CREEK PUBLIC WILDLIFE AREA…
BOTNA BEND PARK AND HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE INCH IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL LEAD TO ADDITIONAL FLOODING THROUGH 930 AM.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

Special Weather Statement: Audubon/Guthrie/Cass/Adair Counties

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD
556 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

…THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAINS INTO SOUTHWEST AND CENTRAL
IOWA…

STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS OVER SOUTHWEST IOWA WILL CONTINUE DRIFTING
EAST AT ABOUT 20 MPH AFFECTING LOCATIONS ALONG AND WEST OF AN
ADEL TO LAMONI LINE THROUGH AT LEAST 800 AM. THE STORMS MAY
PRODUCE FREQUENT LIGHTNING…HEAVY RAINS AND SMALL HAIL. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS MAY REACH OR EXCEED AN INCH WITH PONDING WATER ON ROADS
AND LOW DRIVING VISIBILITIES POSSIBLE.

Significant Weather Advisory: Page/Pott./Montgomery Counties

Weather

July 5th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

PAGE IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-MONTGOMERY IA-
535 AM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

…SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHEASTERN PAGE…MONTGOMERY
AND SOUTHEASTERN POTTAWATTAMIE COUNTIES UNTIL 615 AM CDT…

AT 535 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
RED OAK…OR 29 MILES SOUTH OF ATLANTIC…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RED OAK…CLARINDA…VILLISCA…STANTON…ELLIOTT…GRANT…
YORKTOWN…COBURG…HEPBURN AND VIKING LAKE 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.