Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
520 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

IAC003-159-173-175-092245-
/O.CON.KDMX.SV.W.0294.000000T0000Z-140909T2245Z/
RINGGOLD IA-TAYLOR IA-UNION IA-ADAMS IA-
520 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 545 PM CDT
FOR NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD...NORTHEASTERN TAYLOR...SOUTHWESTERN UNION
AND SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES...

AT 519 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR LENOX...OR 12
MILES SOUTHEAST OF CORNING...MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD...GOLF BALL SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS.

IMPACT...PEOPLE AND ANIMALS OUTDOORS WILL BE INJURED. EXPECT DAMAGE
         TO ROOFS...SIDING...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
CRESTON...LENOX...SHANNON CITY...KENT AND CRESTON MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR LARGE HAIL AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING. SEEK SHELTER INSIDE A WELL-BUILT STRUCTURE. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

INTENSE THUNDERSTORM LINES CAN PRODUCE BRIEF TORNADOES AND WIDESPREAD
SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT IMMEDIATELY
LIKELY...IT IS BEST TO MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR
OF A BUILDING. THIS STORM MAY CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY AND SIGNIFICANT
PROPERTY DAMAGE.

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

&&

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM CDT WEDNESDAY MORNING
FOR SOUTHERN IOWA.

LAT...LON 4082 9460 4098 9460 4107 9431 4087 9423
TIME...MOT...LOC 2219Z 270DEG 11KT 4092 9453

TORNADO...POSSIBLE
HAIL...1.75IN
WIND...<50MPH

$$

COGIL



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