Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1211 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

IAZ071-072-081>083-092-093-240615-
TAYLOR IA-UNION IA-MADISON IA-ADAIR IA-RINGGOLD IA-ADAMS IA-
CLARKE IA-
1211 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...STRONG LINE OF STORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN OVER SOUTHERN IOWA...

AT 1210 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 7 MILES NORTHWEST OF GREENFIELD TO 8
MILES NORTH OF LENOX TO 7 MILES SOUTHEAST OF VILLISCA. MOVEMENT WAS
EAST AT 30 MPH.

WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CRESTON...WINTERSET...GREENFIELD...STUART...EARLHAM...LENOX...GREEN
VALLEY LAKE...AFTON...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...ORIENT...CLEARFIELD...
LORIMOR...DIAGONAL...PRESCOTT...MACKSBURG...CROMWELL...ARISPE...
SHARPSBURG AND SHANNON CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4079 9493 4085 9493 4100 9466 4150 9463
      4150 9395 4098 9400 4077 9442
TIME...MOT...LOC 0510Z 272DEG 26KT 4140 9454 4101 9457 4084 9489

$$

PODRAZIK



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