Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
    NORTHERN WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 600 PM CDT

  • AT 521 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER JORDAN CREEK
    TOWN CENTER…OR OVER WEST DES MOINES…MOVING SOUTHEAST 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…
    DES MOINES…WEST DES MOINES…URBANDALE…CLIVE…INDIANOLA…
    WAUKEE…NORWALK…WINDSOR HEIGHTS…CARLISLE…SOUTHRIDGE MALL…
    DES MOINES INT’L AIRPORT…VALLEY WEST MALL…JORDAN CREEK TOWN
    CENTER…MERLE HAY MALL…MARTENSDALE…CUMMING…ST. MARYS…
    BEVINGTON…SPRING HILL AND WALNUT WOODS STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 51 AND 72.
INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 114 AND 126.
INTERSTATE 235 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 7.

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.

&&

LAT…LON 4157 9395 4164 9371 4141 9340 4125 9376
TIME…MOT…LOC 2221Z 313DEG 12KT 4156 9380

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
    NORTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHWESTERN STORY COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 1245 PM CDT

  • AT 1212 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR WOODWARD…
    OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF GRIMES…MOVING EAST AT 45 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…
    ANKENY…JOHNSTON…ALTOONA…GRIMES…BONDURANT…POLK CITY…
    HUXLEY…SAYLORVILLE…MITCHELLVILLE…DALLAS CENTER…SLATER…
    GRANGER…WOODWARD…BIG CREEK LAKE…SAYLORVILLE LAKE…PRAIRIE
    MEADOWS…MAXWELL…CAMBRIDGE…ELKHART AND ALLEMAN.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 89 AND 105.
INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 141 AND 149.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

&&

LAT…LON 4186 9335 4165 9335 4169 9401 4186 9401
4186 9370 4189 9370 4192 9334 4186 9334
TIME…MOT…LOC 1712Z 269DEG 40KT 4179 9391

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
    EASTERN AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 1145 AM CDT

  • AT 1057 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES WEST OF
    GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING EAST AT 20 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…
    GUTHRIE CENTER…STUART…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA…REDFIELD…
    DEXTER…BAYARD…CASEY…DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…MENLO…BAGLEY…
    YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA AND
    SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 99 AND 100.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

&&

LAT…LON 4186 9471 4186 9463 4188 9463 4197 9429
4150 9418 4150 9442 4152 9477 4184 9480
TIME…MOT…LOC 1557Z 261DEG 18KT 4171 9467

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
    NORTHWESTERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 515 AM CDT

  • AT 448 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR GRANGER…OR
    7 MILES NORTH OF GRIMES…MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH.

    HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

    SOURCE…

    IMPACT…EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

  • THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
    POLK CITY AROUND 455 AM CDT.
    SAYLORVILLE AROUND 505 AM CDT.
    ANKENY AROUND 510 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE
ELKHART…BIG CREEK STATE PARK…ANKENY REGIONAL AIRPORT AND ALLEMAN.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 90 AND 97.

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.

&&

LAT…LON 4167 9351 4176 9381 4182 9382 4179 9347
TIME…MOT…LOC 0948Z 284DEG 30KT 4178 9378

HAIL…<.75IN
WIND…60MPH

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Child Abduction Emergency

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THE FOLLOWING MESSAGE IS TRANSMITTED AT THE REQUEST OF THE SIOUX
FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT.

THIS IS AN AMBER ALERT. THE SIOUX FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT HAS
DETERMINED THAT A CHILD HAS BEEN ABDUCTED AND THE LIFE OF THE
CHILD MAY BE IN DANGER.

REPEATING…THIS IS AN AMBER ALERT. THE SIOUX FALLS POLICE DEPARTMENT
HAS DETERMINED THAT A CHILD HAS BEEN ABDUCTED AND THE LIFE OF THE
CHILD MAY BE IN DANGER.

AN AMBER ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA…SOUTHWEST
MINNESOTA…AND NORTHWEST IOWA. HERE IS THE SPECIFIC INFORMATION
REGARDING THE AMBER ALERT. THE MISSING CHILD IS A WHITE MALE…
ONE YEAR OF AGE…NAME KEEGAN KOLE VORTHERMS. THE CHILD WAS
ABDUCTED FROM SIOUX FALLS ON SATURDAY…JULY 25. THE CHILD WAS
LAST SEEN WEARING A DIAPER. IT IS SUSPECTED THAT THIS WAS A
PARENTAL ABDUCTION. THE SUSPECT VEHICLE USED IN THIS ABDUCTION WAS
A GRAY 2007 DODGE DURANGO…SOUTH DAKOTA LICENSE PLATE NUMBER 5.
E. R. 5. 2. 7. THE VEHICLE WAS BELIEVED TO BE HEADING EASTBOUND
INTO MINNESOTA…POSSIBLY TO THE FULDA MINNESOTA AREA.

ALL ABDUCTORS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED DANGEROUS.

ANYONE WITH INFORMATION REGARDING THIS ABDUCTION IS REQUESTED TO
CONTACT SIOUX FALLS METRO COMMUNICATIONS AT 3 6 7 7 0 0 0.

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Flash Flood Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS EXTENDED THE

  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
    WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 715 AM CDT

  • AT 345 AM CDT…EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING
    ACROSS THE WARNED AREA INCLUDING AREAS SUCH AS
    JAMAICA…BAGLEY…AND BAYARD. FIVE PLUS INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
    FALLEN IN LOCATIONS ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS
    ALREADY OCCURRING.

  • SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
    GUTHRIE CENTER…DALLAS CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA…
    REDFIELD…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…DAWSON…
    LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND
    PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT…LON 4172 9399 4154 9417 4167 9450 4180 9460
4194 9447 4195 9429

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
    NORTHEASTERN WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHWESTERN JASPER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHEASTERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 200 AM CDT

  • AT 125 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR PLEASANT
    HILL…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

    HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

    IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

  • LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
    DES MOINES…ALTOONA…PLEASANT HILL…CARLISLE…MONROE…
    PLEASANTVILLE…LAKE RED ROCK…HARTFORD…RUNNELLS AND SWAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT…LON 4135 9316 4152 9357 4162 9350 4155 9304
TIME…MOT…LOC 0625Z 292DEG 36KT 4154 9347

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…<50MPH

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Flash Flood Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
    WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 700 AM CDT THURSDAY

  • AT 1255 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS
    WITH HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO THE WARNED AREA. AN ADDITIONAL TWO OR
    MORE INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA…ON
    TOP OF THE HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL EARLIER. FLASH FLOODING IS
    EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

  • SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
    DES MOINES…WEST DES MOINES…ANKENY…URBANDALE…JOHNSTON…
    CLIVE…INDIANOLA…ALTOONA…WAUKEE…NORWALK…PLEASANT HILL…
    GRIMES…PERRY…KNOXVILLE…WINTERSET…ADEL…WINDSOR HEIGHTS…
    CARLISLE…BONDURANT AND POLK CITY.

FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG NUMEROUS CREEKS AND SMALL STREAMS IN THE
WARNED AREA. OF PARTICULAR CONCERN IS WALNUT CREEK ON THE WEST SIDE
OF THE DES MOINES METRO AREA…WHICH IS EXPECTED TO GO ABOVE FLOOD
STAGE WITHIN THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT…LON 4120 9287 4119 9327 4116 9329 4116 9382
4148 9424 4150 9424 4150 9429 4159 9439
4188 9416 4189 9373 4162 9335 4151 9333
4151 9320

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Flash Flood Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
    WESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTH CENTRAL GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 415 AM CDT

  • AT 1220 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED NEW THUNDERSTORMS
    PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN NEAR THE WARNED AREA AND MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY
    PRECPITATION TO COME THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. FOUR PLUS INCHES
    OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN IN THE AREA ALREADY. FLASH FLOODING IS
    EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

  • SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
    GUTHRIE CENTER…DALLAS CENTER…PANORA…LAKE PANORAMA…
    REDFIELD…BAYARD…BAGLEY…YALE…JAMAICA…LINDEN…DAWSON…
    LAKIN SLOUGH GAME MANAGEMENT AREA…SPRINGBROOK STATE PARK AND
    PERRY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

  • ANOTHER TWO INCHES OR MORE OF RAIN IS NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION AS
    STORMS CONTINUE TO DEVELOP TO THE NORTH AND WEST OF THE WARNED
    AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT…LON 4172 9399 4154 9417 4167 9450 4180 9460
4194 9447 4195 9429

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
    WESTERN WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 100 AM CDT

  • AT 1213 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER DE SOTO…
    OR 6 MILES SOUTH OF ADEL…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

    HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

    IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

  • LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
    WEST DES MOINES…INDIANOLA…WAUKEE…NORWALK…WINTERSET…
    ADEL…EARLHAM…DE SOTO…VAN METER…AVENUE OF THE SAINTS EVENT
    CENTER…ST. CHARLES…NEW VIRGINIA…MARTENSDALE…CUMMING…
    PATTERSON…ST. MARYS…BEVINGTON…SPRING HILL…LAKE AHQUABI
    STATE PARK AND BADGER CREEK STATE PARK.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 47 AND 66.
INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 104 AND 118.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

&&

LAT…LON 4148 9417 4163 9401 4153 9379 4151 9379
4151 9374 4140 9348 4127 9353 4117 9372
TIME…MOT…LOC 0513Z 301DEG 35KT 4152 9401

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…<50MPH

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