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

IAC001-121-175-272330-
/O.CON.KDMX.TO.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160427T2330Z/
MADISON IA-UNION IA-ADAIR IA-
554 PM CDT WED APR 27 2016

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 PM CDT FOR
SOUTHWESTERN MADISON...NORTHWESTERN UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR
COUNTIES...

AT 553 PM CDT...A CONFIRMED TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR GREEN VALLEY
LAKE...OR 4 MILES NORTH OF CRESTON...MOVING NORTH AT 45 MPH.

HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

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.

THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WILL REMAIN OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS OF
SOUTHWESTERN MADISON...NORTHWESTERN UNION AND SOUTHEASTERN ADAIR
COUNTIES...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS: ORIENT...GREEN VALLEY
LAKE STATE PARK AND MACKSBURG.

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 YOU ARE OUTDOORS...IN A MOBILE HOME...OR
IN A VEHICLE...MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

&&

LAT...LON 4109 9443 4130 9441 4127 9417 4106 9427
TIME...MOT...LOC 2253Z 190DEG 40KT 4113 9434

TORNADO...OBSERVED
HAIL...1.00IN

$$

COGIL


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