Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTHWESTERN JASPER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTHERN POLK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 100 PM CDT

* AT 1223 PM CDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER DES
MOINES…MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH.

HAZARD…HALF DOLLAR SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DES MOINES…WEST DES MOINES…CLIVE…ALTOONA…NORWALK…PLEASANT
HILL…WINDSOR HEIGHTS…CARLISLE…BONDURANT…MITCHELLVILLE…
PRAIRIE CITY…IOWA EVENTS CENTER…PRINCIPAL PARK…PRAIRIE
MEADOWS…IOWA STATE FAIRGROUNDS…SOUTHRIDGE MALL…ADVENTURELAND
AMUSEMENT PARK…DES MOINES INT’L AIRPORT AND DRAKE STADIUM AND
KNAPP CENTER.

THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS…
INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 139 AND 152.
INTERSTATE 235 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 3 AND 14.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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

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LAT…LON 4155 9322 4151 9367 4151 9369 4160 9373
4173 9331
TIME…MOT…LOC 1723Z 254DEG 36KT 4157 9361

HAIL…1.25IN
WIND…<50MPH

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS CANCELLED TEST TORNADO WATCH
9999 FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

IN IOWA THIS CANCELS 51 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

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

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

BUTLER CERRO GORDO FRANKLIN
HANCOCK HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH
WINNEBAGO WORTH WRIGHT

IN NORTHEAST IOWA

BLACK HAWK BREMER

IN NORTHWEST IOWA

EMMET PALO ALTO 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…
ALGONA…ALLERTON…ALLISON…AMES…APLINGTON…ATLANTIC…
AUDUBON…BAYARD…BEDFORD…BELMOND…BLOOMFIELD…BOONE…
BRITT…CARLISLE…CARROLL…CASEY…CEDAR FALLS…CENTERVILLE…
CHARITON…CLARION…CLARKSVILLE…CLEAR LAKE…CONRAD…
CORNING…CORYDON…CRESTON…DENISON…DES MOINES…DIKE…
DUMONT…DYSART…EAGLE GROVE…EARLHAM…EARLY…ELDORA…
EMMETSBURG…ESTHERVILLE…EXIRA…FONDA…FONTANELLE…
FOREST CITY…FORT DODGE…GARNER…GILMORE CITY…GLADBROOK…
GREENE…GREENFIELD…GRINNELL…GRUNDY CENTER…GUTHRIE CENTER…
HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…HUMESTON…INDIANOLA…IOWA FALLS…
JEFFERSON…KANAWHA…KNOXVILLE…LAKE CITY…LAKE MILLS…
LAKE VIEW…LAMONI…LAURENS…LENOX…LEON…MANLY…MANSON…
MARSHALLTOWN…MASON CITY…MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET…NEWTON…
NORTHWOOD…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…WATERLOO…WAUKEE…WAVERLY…WEBSTER CITY…
WELLSBURG AND WINTERSET.

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. THIS TEST WATCH HAD BEEN ISSUED TO TEST
SEVERE WEATHER ACTION PLANS. THANK YOU FOR PARTICIPATING.

DO NOT TAKE ACTION BASED ON THIS TEST MESSAGE.

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Watch County Notification

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TEST TORNADO WATCH
9999 IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING
AREAS.

IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 51 COUNTIES

IN CENTRAL IOWA

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

IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA

BUTLER CERRO GORDO FRANKLIN
HANCOCK HUMBOLDT KOSSUTH
WINNEBAGO WORTH WRIGHT

IN NORTHEAST IOWA

BLACK HAWK BREMER

IN NORTHWEST IOWA

EMMET PALO ALTO 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…
ALGONA…ALLERTON…ALLISON…AMES…APLINGTON…ATLANTIC…
AUDUBON…BAYARD…BEDFORD…BELMOND…BLOOMFIELD…BOONE…
BRITT…CARLISLE…CARROLL…CASEY…CEDAR FALLS…CENTERVILLE…
CHARITON…CLARION…CLARKSVILLE…CLEAR LAKE…CONRAD…
CORNING…CORYDON…CRESTON…DENISON…DES MOINES…DIKE…
DUMONT…DYSART…EAGLE GROVE…EARLHAM…EARLY…ELDORA…
EMMETSBURG…ESTHERVILLE…EXIRA…FONDA…FONTANELLE…
FOREST CITY…FORT DODGE…GARNER…GILMORE CITY…GLADBROOK…
GREENE…GREENFIELD…GRINNELL…GRUNDY CENTER…GUTHRIE CENTER…
HAMPTON…HUMBOLDT…HUMESTON…INDIANOLA…IOWA FALLS…
JEFFERSON…KANAWHA…KNOXVILLE…LAKE CITY…LAKE MILLS…
LAKE VIEW…LAMONI…LAURENS…LENOX…LEON…MANLY…MANSON…
MARSHALLTOWN…MASON CITY…MOUNT AYR…NEW MARKET…NEWTON…
NORTHWOOD…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…WATERLOO…WAUKEE…WAVERLY…WEBSTER CITY…
WELLSBURG AND WINTERSET.

THIS TEST TORNADO WATCH INITIATES THE TEST WATCH PHASE OF THE
IOWA SEVERE WEATHER AWARENESS WEEK’S TORNADO DRILL. REPEATING…
THIS IS ONLY A TEST WATCH.

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION BASED ON THIS TEST
MESSAGE.

$$

THIS IS A TEST MESSAGE. DO NOT TAKE ACTION BASED ON THIS TEST
MESSAGE.

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AMBER Alert Cancelled

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The AMBER Alert from earlier has been cancelled.. the child has been located and is safe. The suspect is still at large..

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Child Abduction Emergency

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…A CHILD ABDUCTION EMERGENCY HAS BEEN ISSUED…

THIS IS AN AMBER ALERT. IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS DETERMINED THAT
A CHILD HAS BEEN ABDUCTED AND THE LIFE OF THE CHILD IS IN DANGER.

REPEATING…THIS IS AN AMBER ALERT. IOWA LAW ENFORCEMENT HAS
DETERMINED THAT A CHILD HAS BEEN ABDUCTED AND THE LIFE OF THE
CHILD IS IN DANGER.

AN AMBER ALERT IS IN EFFECT FOR IOWA. HERE IS SPECIFIC
INFORMATION REGARDING THE AMBER ALERT. THE CHILD WAS ABDUCTED ON
SATURDAY MARCH 7 FROM SOLON IOWA. TIME UNKNOWN.

THE SUSPECT VEHICLE USED IN THIS ABDUCTION WAS A GREY 2014 FORD
FOCUS BEARING THE FOLLOWING IOWA LICENSE PLATE NUMBER:
C. K. J. 4. 8. 4. THE VEHICLE DESTINATION WAS UNKNOWN.

THE CHILD IS A FEMALE 9 YEARS OF AGE.

REPEATING…THE SUSPECT VEHICLE USED IN THIS ABDUCTION WAS A GREY
2014 FORD FOCUS BEARING THE FOLLOWING IOWA LICENSE PLATE NUMBER:
C. K. J. 4. 8. 4. THE VEHICLE DESTINATION WAS UNKNOWN.

ALL ABDUCTORS SHOULD BE CONSIDERED DANGEROUS.

TO REPORT INFORMATION CONCERNING THE ABDUCTION OF THIS CHILD DIAL
9 1 1.

ATTENTION MEDIA: FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION REGARDING THIS AMBER
ALERT PLEASE VISIT THE IOWAAMBERALERT.ORG WEB SITE.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

DRIZZLE IS BEGINNING TO END OVER CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST IOWA…AND
TEMPERATURES ARE AT OR ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK IN MANY
LOCATIONS…SO THE ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM CST THIS
MORNING…

  • SHORT TERM TRENDS…LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET WILL CONTINUE
    ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA THROUGHOUT MUCH OF THE MORNING.

  • STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
    MINOR…WITH A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH POSSIBLE.

  • IMPACTS…ALTHOUGH ONLY MINOR ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE
    ANTICIPATED…THE WINTRY MIX WILL PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL THIS
    MORNING…INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE. UNTREATED SURFACES MAY
    BECOME ICY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE
MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER HANDLE NWS DES MOINES…HASHTAG
NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

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Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS CANCELLED THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY.

PRECIPITATION HAS MOVED OUT OF THE ADVISORY AREA.
HOWEVER…FREEZING RAIN WAS REPORTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA WITH
MANY ROADWAYS AND WALKWAYS BECOMING ICE COVERED. CONTINUE TO USE
CAUTION WHILE TRAVELING AS ROADS REMAIN SLICK.

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Winter Weather Message

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
8 AM CST TUESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…SLEET OR SNOW…WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM CST TUESDAY.

  • TIMING…INTERMITTENT LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…SLEET AND SNOW ARE
    ANTICIPATED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO MAINLY
    LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE SHORTLY AFTER DAYBREAK. THE PRECIPITATION
    TYPE MAY BE QUITE VARIABLE FROM TIME TO TIME.

  • STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
    VARY FROM LITTLE TO NONE TOWARD THE MISSOURI BORDER…TO LESS
    THAN AN INCH FARTHER NORTH TOWARD HIGHWAY 30. ANY ICE
    ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINOR…ONLY A FEW HUNDRETHS OF AN INCH AT
    WORST.

  • IMPACTS…ALTHOUGH ONLY MINOR ICE AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
    ANTICIPATED…THE WINTRY MIX MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL EARLY
    TUESDAY…INCLUDING THE MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

ANY REPORTS OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE
MUCH APPRECIATED AND CAN BE RELAYED DIRECTLY TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE USING TWITTER HANDLE NWS DES MOINES…HASHTAG
NWSDMX OR POST TO THE NWS DES MOINES FACEBOOK PAGE.

&&

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Winter Weather Message

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…WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS EXPIRED…

TEMPERATURES HAVE WARMED SOME ALLOWING WIND CHILLS TO WARM ABOVE
ADVISORY CRITERIA…THUS THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY HAS BEEN ALLOWED
TO EXPIRE.

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