Severe Thunderstorm Warning

Published 08/24 2016 01:25AM

Updated 08/24 2016 01:25AM

Issued at: 08/24/2016 1:20:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 08/24/2016 1:45:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Union IAC039-053-159-175-240645- /O.CON.KDMX.SV.W.0141.000000T0000Z-160824T0645Z/ CLARKE IA-UNION IA-RINGGOLD IA-DECATUR IA- 120 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 ...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 145 AM CDT FOR SOUTHERN CLARKE...SOUTHEASTERN UNION...RINGGOLD AND DECATUR COUNTIES... AT 120 AM CDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED 7 MILES EAST OF SUN VALLEY LAKE...OR 13 MILES NORTHWEST OF LEON...MOVING EAST AT 40 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... LEON...MOUNT AYR...SUN VALLEY LAKE...DIAGONAL...KELLERTON...GRAND RIVER...VAN WERT...GARDEN GROVE...DECATUR CITY...TINGLEY...WELDON... ARISPE...SHANNON CITY...ELLSTON...BENTON...LE ROY...BEACONSFIELD AND MT AYR MUNICIPAL AIRPORT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. && LAT...LON 4069 9447 4089 9447 4097 9431 4099 9356 4063 9356 TIME...MOT...LOC 0620Z 269DEG 33KT 4088 9394 TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH $$

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