Severe Weather Statement
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
513 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

IAC151-222230-
/O.CON.KDMX.SV.W.0161.000000T0000Z-150822T2230Z/
POCAHONTAS IA-
513 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 530 PM CDT
FOR POCAHONTAS COUNTY...

AT 512 PM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 4 MILES EAST OF
POCAHONTAS...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD...QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT...DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
POCAHONTAS...FONDA...ROLFE...GILMORE CITY...PALMER...PLOVER...VARINA
AND POCAHONTAS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE WARNED AREA. TORNADOES CAN
DEVELOP QUICKLY FROM SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS. ALTHOUGH A TORNADO IS NOT
IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...IF ONE IS SPOTTED...ACT QUICKLY AND MOVE TO A
PLACE OF SAFETY INSIDE A STURDY STRUCTURE...SUCH AS A BASEMENT OR
SMALL INTERIOR ROOM.

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

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 1100 PM CDT FOR NORTHWESTERN
IOWA.

LAT...LON 4269 9492 4291 9456 4291 9445 4272 9444
      4263 9445 4257 9488 4262 9492
TIME...MOT...LOC 2212Z 242DEG 38KT 4274 9457

HAIL...1.00IN
WIND...<50MPH

$$

SMALL


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