Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
909 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

IAZ092-093-230300-
TAYLOR IA-RINGGOLD IA-
909 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...INTENSIFYING STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER SOUTHWEST IOWA...

AT 908 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM 5
MILES NORTHEAST OF BEDFORD...MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH.

NICKEL SIZE HAIL WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
MOUNT AYR...BEDFORD...CLEARFIELD...DIAGONAL...BLOCKTON...GRAVITY...
SHARPSBURG...REDDING...BENTON...CONWAY...MALOY...DELPHOS...
ATHELSTAN...MT AYR MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...LAKE OF THREE FIRES STATE PARK
AND BEDFORD MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY WILL RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN DES MOINES .

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR SOUTHWESTERN
IOWA.

LAT...LON 4057 9462 4068 9486 4087 9483 4083 9419
      4057 9423
TIME...MOT...LOC 0208Z 278DEG 28KT 4071 9463

$$

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