Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
326 PM CDT WED SEP 21 2016

IAZ007-017-026-212115-
FRANKLIN IA-WORTH IA-CERRO GORDO IA-
326 PM CDT WED SEP 21 2016

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING OVER NORTHERN IOWA...

AT 325 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR
ROCKWELL...OR 14 MILES NORTH OF HAMPTON...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MASON CITY...SHEFFIELD...ROCKWELL...PLYMOUTH...ROCK FALLS...
DOUGHERTY...BURCHINAL AND PORTLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4286 9303 4282 9310 4306 9336 4334 9303
TIME...MOT...LOC 2025Z 219DEG 17KT 4294 9313

$$

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