Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
428 AM CDT SAT SEP 16 2017

Wright IA-Cerro Gordo IA-Winnebago IA-Worth IA-Franklin IA-
Hancock IA-
428 AM CDT SAT SEP 16 2017

...Strong Thunderstorms over Northern Iowa...

At 426 AM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from near Rice Lake to 7 miles north of Belmond to
near Eagle Grove. Movement was northeast at 25 mph.

Pea to dime sized hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be
possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Mason City, Forest City, Garner, Clarion, Northwood, Eagle Grove,
Belmond, Lake Mills, Britt, Manly, Rockwell, Emmons, Elm Lake, Clear
Lake, Big Wall Lake, Eagle Lake, Mason City Municipal Airport, Rice
Lake, Ventura and Kanawha.


Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

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 4324 9302 4257 9349 4257 9394 4294 9385
      4350 9377 4350 9303
TIME...MOT...LOC 0926Z 211DEG 22KT 4332 9348 4294 9365 4262 9381



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