Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
846 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Including the cities of Pocahontas, Laurens, Rolfe, Fonda,
Gilmore City, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller,
Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, and Pomeroy
846 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...Strong thunderstorms approaching...

At 8:45pm, National Weather Service Doppler Radar was tracking
strong thunderstorms near Spirit Lake to west of Spencer. The
storms west of Spencer have had a history of producing large hail
and wind damage. The storms will reach northern Pocahontas and
northern Sac Counties within the next 45 minutes to hour and
fifteen minutes. This area remains under a Severe Thunderstorm
Watch until 1 am Saturday. Please continue to monitor local media
or NOAA Weather Radio for the latest weather information and for
any warnings should they become necessary.



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