Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 411 FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 6 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

JASPER POLK

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

MADISON UNION

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAMS TAYLOR

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…BEDFORD…CORNING…CRESTON…
DES MOINES…EARLHAM…LENOX…NEW MARKET…NEWTON AND WINTERSET.

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 411 IN
EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 19 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

JASPER POLK POWESHIEK

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

APPANOOSE CLARKE DECATUR
LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA
MARION MONROE RINGGOLD
UNION WARREN WAYNE

IN SOUTHEAST IOWA

DAVIS WAPELLO

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAMS TAYLOR

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ALBIA…ALLERTON…BEDFORD…
BLOOMFIELD…CARLISLE…CENTERVILLE…CHARITON…CORNING…
CORYDON…CRESTON…DES MOINES…EARLHAM…GRINNELL…HUMESTON…
INDIANOLA…KNOXVILLE…LAMONI…LENOX…LEON…MOUNT AYR…
NEW MARKET…NEWTON…NORWALK…OSCEOLA…OSKALOOSA…OTTUMWA…
PELLA…SEYMOUR AND WINTERSET.

PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 40%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /F2-F5/ TORNADOES : 20%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : 60%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 75 MPH : 10%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : 30%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES : 30%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : 90%
MAX HAIL /INCHES/ : 2.0
MAX WIND GUSTS SURFACE /MPH/ : 70

$$

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Tornado Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • TORNADO WARNING FOR…
    SOUTH CENTRAL DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    CENTRAL MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 915 PM CDT

  • AT 849 PM CDT…A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED 5 MILES NORTH OF
    WINTERSET…MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

    HAZARD…DAMAGING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE…PUBLIC CONFIRMED TORNADO.

    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…
    WINTERSET…DE SOTO…VAN METER…PATTERSON…BADGER CREEK STATE
    PARK AND WINTERSET-MADISON COUNTY AIRPORT.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 NEAR MILE MARKER 110.

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 IN A MOBILE HOME…A VEHICLE OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT…LON 4141 9418 4154 9401 4144 9379 4140 9379
4120 9400
TIME…MOT…LOC 0149Z 314DEG 25KT 4142 9403

TORNADO…OBSERVED
HAIL…1.00IN

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 373 FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 26 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

BOONE DALLAS GRUNDY
HAMILTON HARDIN MARSHALL
POLK STORY TAMA
WEBSTER

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

BUTLER FRANKLIN HUMBOLDT
WRIGHT

IN NORTHEAST IOWA

BLACK HAWK BREMER

IN NORTHWEST IOWA

POCAHONTAS

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR CASS

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON CALHOUN CARROLL
CRAWFORD GREENE GUTHRIE
SAC

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ACKLEY…ADAIR…ADEL…ALLISON…
AMES…APLINGTON…ATLANTIC…AUDUBON…BAYARD…BELMOND…
BOONE…CARROLL…CASEY…CEDAR FALLS…CLARION…CLARKSVILLE…
CONRAD…DENISON…DES MOINES…DIKE…DUMONT…DYSART…
EAGLE GROVE…EARLY…ELDORA…EXIRA…FONDA…FONTANELLE…
FORT DODGE…GILMORE CITY…GLADBROOK…GREENE…GREENFIELD…
GRUNDY CENTER…GUTHRIE CENTER…HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…
IOWA FALLS…JEFFERSON…LAKE CITY…LAKE VIEW…LAURENS…
MANSON…MARSHALLTOWN…ODEBOLT…PANORA…PARKERSBURG…PERRY…
POCAHONTAS…POMEROY…REINBECK…ROCKWELL CITY…ROLFE…
SAC CITY…SCHALLER…SHELL ROCK…STUART…TAMA…TOLEDO…
TRAER…WALL LAKE…WATERLOO…WAUKEE…WAVERLY…
WEBSTER CITY AND WELLSBURG.

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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…
    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 830 PM CDT

  • AT 231 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT UP TO TWO INCHES OF
    RAIN FELL OVER THE WARNED AREA THIS AFTERNOON. FLASH FLOODING IS
    EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

  • SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
    NEWTON…CARLISLE…MONROE…PLEASANTVILLE…PRAIRIE CITY…
    HARTFORD…RUNNELLS…LAMBS GROVE…REASNOR…ACKWORTH…SWAN…
    SANDYVILLE AND PRAIRIE CITY KROHN AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT…LON 4171 9307 4151 9286 4133 9347 4148 9359

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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…
    SOUTHWESTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…

  • UNTIL 745 PM CDT

  • AT 145 PM CDT…AUTOMATED GAUGES AND DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THAT
    UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THE LAST HOUR AS A STRONG
    THUNDERSTORM MOVED THROUGH THE AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
    BEGIN SHORTLY.

  • SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
    WAUKEE…ADEL…GUTHRIE CENTER…STUART…DALLAS CENTER…
    EARLHAM…PANORA…DE SOTO…LAKE PANORAMA…REDFIELD…ADAIR…
    DEXTER…CASEY…DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…MINBURN…MENLO AND LINDEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT…LON 4178 9399 4157 9390 4150 9408 4150 9424
4144 9424 4143 9426 4143 9469 4150 9470
4160 9470 4161 9472 4172 9474

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Watch County Notification

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TORNADO WATCH 373 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 42 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

BOONE DALLAS GRUNDY
HAMILTON HARDIN JASPER
MARSHALL POLK POWESHIEK
STORY TAMA WEBSTER

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

BUTLER FRANKLIN HUMBOLDT
WRIGHT

IN NORTHWEST IOWA

POCAHONTAS

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

APPANOOSE CLARKE DECATUR
LUCAS MADISON MAHASKA
MARION MONROE RINGGOLD
UNION WARREN WAYNE

IN SOUTHEAST IOWA

DAVIS WAPELLO

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS
TAYLOR

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON CALHOUN CARROLL
CRAWFORD GREENE GUTHRIE
SAC

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ACKLEY…ADAIR…ADEL…ALBIA…
ALLERTON…ALLISON…AMES…APLINGTON…ATLANTIC…AUDUBON…
BAYARD…BEDFORD…BELMOND…BLOOMFIELD…BOONE…CARLISLE…
CARROLL…CASEY…CENTERVILLE…CHARITON…CLARION…
CLARKSVILLE…CONRAD…CORNING…CORYDON…CRESTON…DENISON…
DES MOINES…DIKE…DUMONT…DYSART…EAGLE GROVE…EARLHAM…
EARLY…ELDORA…EXIRA…FONDA…FONTANELLE…FORT DODGE…
GILMORE CITY…GLADBROOK…GREENE…GREENFIELD…GRINNELL…
GRUNDY CENTER…GUTHRIE CENTER…HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…HUMESTON…
INDIANOLA…IOWA FALLS…JEFFERSON…KNOXVILLE…LAKE CITY…
LAKE VIEW…LAMONI…LAURENS…LENOX…LEON…MANSON…
MARSHALLTOWN…MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET…NEWTON…NORWALK…
ODEBOLT…OSCEOLA…OSKALOOSA…OTTUMWA…PANORA…PARKERSBURG…
PELLA…PERRY…POCAHONTAS…POMEROY…REINBECK…ROCKWELL CITY…
ROLFE…SAC CITY…SCHALLER…SEYMOUR…SHELL ROCK…STUART…
TAMA…TOLEDO…TRAER…WALL LAKE…WAUKEE…WEBSTER CITY…
WELLSBURG AND WINTERSET.

PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 70%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /F2-F5/ TORNADOES : 40%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : 90%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 75 MPH : 40%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : >95%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES : 40%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : >95%
MAX HAIL /INCHES/ : 3.0
MAX WIND GUSTS SURFACE /MPH/ : 80

$$

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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…
    EASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 730 PM CDT MONDAY

  • AT 124 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
    HEAVY RAIN OVER THE NORTHERN DES MOINES METRO AREA. UP TO ONE INCH
    OF RAIN FELL IN LESS THAN 20 MINUTES WITH THE FIRST WAVE OF STORMS
    AND ANOTHER 1 TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE NEXT HOUR.
    FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

  • SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
    DES MOINES…WEST DES MOINES…ANKENY…URBANDALE…JOHNSTON…
    CLIVE…ALTOONA…WAUKEE…GRIMES…WINDSOR HEIGHTS…BONDURANT…
    POLK CITY…SAYLORVILLE…MITCHELLVILLE…DALLAS CENTER…
    GRANGER…PRAIRIE MEADOWS…SAYLORVILLE LAKE…ADVENTURELAND
    AMUSEMENT PARK AND BIG CREEK LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT…LON 4167 9337 4157 9392 4177 9400 4187 9371
4186 9338

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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…
    WARREN COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    WESTERN MARION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHEASTERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    EASTERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 215 PM CDT

  • AT 116 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES NORTH OF
    AVENUE OF THE SAINTS EVENT CENTER…OR 9 MILES NORTHEAST OF
    WINTERSET…MOVING EAST AT 55 MPH.

    HAZARD…70 MPH WIND GUSTS AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.

    SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

    IMPACT…PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT HAIL
    DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING…WINDOWS AND VEHICLES. EXPECT
    CONSIDERABLE TREE DAMAGE. WIND DAMAGE IS ALSO LIKELY TO
    MOBILE HOMES…ROOFS AND OUTBUILDINGS.

  • LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
    DES MOINES…WEST DES MOINES…URBANDALE…CLIVE…INDIANOLA…
    WAUKEE…NORWALK…PLEASANT HILL…GRIMES…KNOXVILLE…WINDSOR
    HEIGHTS…CARLISLE…MONROE…PLEASANTVILLE…MELCHER-DALLAS…
    SOUTHRIDGE MALL…KNOXVILLE RACEWAY…JORDAN CREEK TOWN CENTER…
    PRINCIPAL PARK AND IOWA STATE FAIRGROUNDS.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 45 AND 72.
INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 118 AND 127.
INTERSTATE 235 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 11.

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.

THIS STORM IS PRODUCING LARGE HAIL. SEEK SHELTER NOW INSIDE A STURDY
STRUCTURE AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT MONDAY EVENING FOR
IOWA.

LAT…LON 4118 9398 4166 9385 4156 9333 4151 9332
4151 9309 4117 9312
TIME…MOT…LOC 1816Z 272DEG 48KT 4141 9385

HAIL…1.50IN
WIND…70MPH

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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 JASPER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 200 PM CDT

  • AT 110 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER SAYLORVILLE
    LAKE…OR NEAR JOHNSTON…MOVING EAST AT 40 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…ANKENY…URBANDALE…JOHNSTON…
    CLIVE…ALTOONA…PLEASANT HILL…GRIMES…WINDSOR HEIGHTS…
    BONDURANT…POLK CITY…SAYLORVILLE…MITCHELLVILLE…COLFAX…
    PRAIRIE CITY…GRANGER…PRAIRIE MEADOWS…SAYLORVILLE LAKE AND
    IOWA EVENTS CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 87 AND 101.
INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 122 AND 156.
INTERSTATE 235 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 14.

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.

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT MONDAY EVENING FOR
IOWA.

LAT…LON 4152 9325 4159 9379 4161 9381 4185 9382
4185 9319
TIME…MOT…LOC 1810Z 281DEG 35KT 4174 9373

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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