Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
524 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

IAC003-159-173-175-272300-
/O.CON.KDMX.TO.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160427T2300Z/
TAYLOR IA-UNION IA-RINGGOLD IA-ADAMS IA-
524 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN TAYLOR...SOUTHWESTERN UNION...NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD AND
SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES...

AT 523 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO
WAS LOCATED NEAR LENOX...OR 12 MILES SOUTHWEST OF CRESTON...MOVING
NORTH AT 30 MPH.

A SECOND CIRCULATION WAS LOCATED SOUTHWEST OF DIAGONAL...ALSO MOVING
NORTH AT 30 MPH.

HAZARD...TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT
         SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE
         TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR.  TREE DAMAGE IS
         LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
LENOX...CLEARFIELD...CROMWELL...KENT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A
MOBILE HOME...OR IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL
SHELTER AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY HIDE THIS TORNADO. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE
TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW.

&&

LAT...LON 4104 9452 4103 9424 4074 9441 4086 9460
TIME...MOT...LOC 2223Z 185DEG 27KT 4091 9451

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...1.00IN

$$

COGIL



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