Flash Flood Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

  • FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
    SOUTHEASTERN WEBSTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHERN STORY COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHWESTERN HARDIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    HAMILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

  • UNTIL 630 PM CDT

  • AT 1230 PM CDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A THUNDERSTORM
    PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
    FOUR TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS
    EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
SOUTHERN AREAS OF THE WARNED AREA NEAR STANHOPE…JEWELL…STORY
CITY…AND RANDALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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LAT…LON 4213 9323 4204 9438 4246 9420 4247 9321

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Watch County Notification

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TORNADO WATCH 499 REMAINS VALID UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 20 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

BOONE DALLAS JASPER
MARSHALL POLK STORY

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

CLARKE DECATUR LUCAS
MADISON MARION RINGGOLD
UNION WARREN

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS
TAYLOR

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON GUTHRIE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ADAIR…ADEL…AMES…ATLANTIC…
AUDUBON…BAYARD…BEDFORD…BOONE…CARLISLE…CASEY…
CHARITON…CORNING…CRESTON…DES MOINES…EARLHAM…EXIRA…
FONTANELLE…GREENFIELD…GUTHRIE CENTER…INDIANOLA…
KNOXVILLE…LAMONI…LENOX…LEON…MARSHALLTOWN…MOUNT AYR…
NEW MARKET…NEWTON…NORWALK…OSCEOLA…PANORA…PELLA…
PERRY…STUART…WAUKEE AND WINTERSET.

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 499 FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 2 COUNTIES

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

CARROLL GREENE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…CARROLL AND JEFFERSON.

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TORNADO WATCH 497 FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 12 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

HAMILTON HARDIN WEBSTER

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

CERRO GORDO FRANKLIN HANCOCK
HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH WINNEBAGO
WORTH WRIGHT

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

CALHOUN

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ACKLEY…ALGONA…BELMOND…BRITT…
CLARION…CLEAR LAKE…EAGLE GROVE…ELDORA…FOREST CITY…
FORT DODGE…GARNER…HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…IOWA FALLS…KANAWHA…
LAKE CITY…LAKE MILLS…MANLY…MANSON…MASON CITY…
NORTHWOOD…POMEROY…ROCKWELL CITY AND WEBSTER CITY.

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Watch County Notification

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TORNADO WATCH 499 REMAINS VALID UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 22 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

BOONE DALLAS JASPER
MARSHALL POLK STORY

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

CLARKE DECATUR LUCAS
MADISON MARION RINGGOLD
UNION WARREN

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS
TAYLOR

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON CARROLL GREENE
GUTHRIE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ADAIR…ADEL…AMES…ATLANTIC…
AUDUBON…BAYARD…BEDFORD…BOONE…CARLISLE…CARROLL…CASEY…
CHARITON…CORNING…CRESTON…DES MOINES…EARLHAM…EXIRA…
FONTANELLE…GREENFIELD…GUTHRIE CENTER…INDIANOLA…
JEFFERSON…KNOXVILLE…LAMONI…LENOX…LEON…MARSHALLTOWN…
MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET…NEWTON…NORWALK…OSCEOLA…PANORA…
PELLA…PERRY…STUART…WAUKEE AND WINTERSET.

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Watch County Notification

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TORNADO WATCH 497 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 12 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

HAMILTON HARDIN WEBSTER

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

CERRO GORDO FRANKLIN HANCOCK
HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH WINNEBAGO
WORTH WRIGHT

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

CALHOUN

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ACKLEY…ALGONA…BELMOND…BRITT…
CLARION…CLEAR LAKE…EAGLE GROVE…ELDORA…FOREST CITY…
FORT DODGE…GARNER…HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…IOWA FALLS…KANAWHA…
LAKE CITY…LAKE MILLS…MANLY…MANSON…MASON CITY…
NORTHWOOD…POMEROY…ROCKWELL CITY AND WEBSTER CITY.

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Watch County Notification

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TORNADO WATCH 497 REMAINS VALID UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 16 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

HAMILTON HARDIN WEBSTER

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

CERRO GORDO FRANKLIN HANCOCK
HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH WINNEBAGO
WORTH WRIGHT

IN NORTHWEST IOWA

EMMET PALO ALTO POCAHONTAS

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

CALHOUN SAC

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ACKLEY…ALGONA…BELMOND…BRITT…
CLARION…CLEAR LAKE…EAGLE GROVE…EARLY…ELDORA…
EMMETSBURG…ESTHERVILLE…FONDA…FOREST CITY…FORT DODGE…
GARNER…GILMORE CITY…HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…IOWA FALLS…
KANAWHA…LAKE CITY…LAKE MILLS…LAKE VIEW…LAURENS…MANLY…
MANSON…MASON CITY…NORTHWOOD…ODEBOLT…POCAHONTAS…
POMEROY…ROCKWELL CITY…ROLFE…SAC CITY…SCHALLER…
WALL LAKE AND WEBSTER CITY.

  • PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…

    A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE.
    WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
    TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE.
    SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
    TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE.

PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 50%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /F2-F5/ TORNADOES : 20%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : 90%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 75 MPH : 30%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : 60%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES : 30%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : >95%

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 499 IN
EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 23 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

BOONE DALLAS JASPER
MARSHALL POLK STORY

IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA

CLARKE DECATUR LUCAS
MADISON MARION RINGGOLD
UNION WARREN

IN SOUTHWEST IOWA

ADAIR ADAMS CASS
TAYLOR

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

AUDUBON CARROLL CRAWFORD
GREENE GUTHRIE

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ADAIR…ADEL…AMES…ATLANTIC…
AUDUBON…BAYARD…BEDFORD…BOONE…CARLISLE…CARROLL…CASEY…
CHARITON…CORNING…CRESTON…DENISON…DES MOINES…EARLHAM…
EXIRA…FONTANELLE…GREENFIELD…GUTHRIE CENTER…INDIANOLA…
JEFFERSON…KNOXVILLE…LAMONI…LENOX…LEON…MARSHALLTOWN…
MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET…NEWTON…NORWALK…OSCEOLA…PANORA…
PELLA…PERRY…STUART…WAUKEE AND WINTERSET.

  • PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…

    A FEW TORNADOES AND A COUPLE INTENSE TORNADOES POSSIBLE.
    WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT
    GUSTS TO 80 MPH POSSIBLE.
    WIDESPREAD LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL
    EVENTS TO 2.5 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE.

PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 50%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /F2-F5/ TORNADOES : 30%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : >95%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 75 MPH : 50%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : 80%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES : 40%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : >95%

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 497 IN
EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 16 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

HAMILTON HARDIN WEBSTER

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

CERRO GORDO FRANKLIN HANCOCK
HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH WINNEBAGO
WORTH WRIGHT

IN NORTHWEST IOWA

EMMET PALO ALTO POCAHONTAS

IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA

CALHOUN SAC

THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF…ACKLEY…ALGONA…BELMOND…BRITT…
CLARION…CLEAR LAKE…EAGLE GROVE…EARLY…ELDORA…
EMMETSBURG…ESTHERVILLE…FONDA…FOREST CITY…FORT DODGE…
GARNER…GILMORE CITY…HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…IOWA FALLS…
KANAWHA…LAKE CITY…LAKE MILLS…LAKE VIEW…LAURENS…MANLY…
MANSON…MASON CITY…NORTHWOOD…ODEBOLT…POCAHONTAS…
POMEROY…ROCKWELL CITY…ROLFE…SAC CITY…SCHALLER…
WALL LAKE AND WEBSTER CITY.

  • PRIMARY THREATS INCLUDE…

    A FEW TORNADOES POSSIBLE.
    WIDESPREAD DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
    TO 75 MPH POSSIBLE.
    SCATTERED LARGE HAIL LIKELY WITH ISOLATED VERY LARGE HAIL EVENTS
    TO 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER POSSIBLE.

PROBABILITY TABLE:
PROB OF 2 OR MORE TORNADOES : 50%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE STRONG /F2-F5/ TORNADOES : 20%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE WIND EVENTS : 90%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE WIND EVENTS >= 75 MPH : 30%
PROB OF 10 OR MORE SEVERE HAIL EVENTS : 60%
PROB OF 1 OR MORE HAIL EVENTS >= 2 INCHES : 30%
PROB OF 6 OR MORE COMBINED SEVERE HAIL/WIND EVENTS : >95%

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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…
    SOUTHERN DALLAS COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
    MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
    SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
    NORTHEASTERN ADAIR COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…

  • UNTIL 100 AM CDT

  • AT 1214 AM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES SOUTH OF
    GUTHRIE CENTER…MOVING SOUTHEAST 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.

  • THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR…
    STUART AROUND 1225 AM CDT.
    EARLHAM AROUND 1235 AM CDT.
    WINTERSET AROUND 1250 AM CDT.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE BADGER
CREEK STATE PARK…CASEY…DEXTER…DIAMONDHEAD LAKE…MENLO…
PATTERSON…WINTERSET-MADISON COUNTY AIRPORT…MACKSBURG…LINDEN AND
REDFIELD.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 116.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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LAT…LON 4152 9463 4171 9445 4152 9379 4124 9390
4116 9420 4116 9423
TIME…MOT…LOC 0514Z 309DEG 38KT 4156 9446

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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