Severe Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
719 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

IAC063-180030-
/O.CON.KDMX.TO.W.0056.000000T0000Z-140818T0030Z/
EMMET IA-
719 PM CDT SUN AUG 17 2014

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 PM CDT FOR
NORTHEASTERN EMMET COUNTY...

AT 718 PM CDT...A THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR OKAMANPEDAN
LAKE...OR 14 MILES SOUTH OF FAIRMONT...MOVING EAST AT 10 MPH. THE
SMALL TORNADO THAT BRIEFLY TOUCHED DOWN EARLIER FROM THIS STORM HAS
DISSIPATED...BUT ADDITIONAL FUNNEL CLOUDS OR TORNADOES REMAIN
POSSIBLE.

HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE...WEATHER SPOTTERS CONFIRMED TORNADO.

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...
ARMSTRONG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

LAT...LON 4348 9444 4347 9444 4337 9454 4342 9460
      4348 9452
TIME...MOT...LOC 0018Z 288DEG 7KT 4345 9455

TORNADO...OBSERVED
HAIL...<.75IN

$$

LEE


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