Special Weather Statement

Published 09/24 2016 12:25PM

Updated 09/24 2016 12:25PM

Issued at: 09/24/2016 12:23:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 09/24/2016 1:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Douglas IAZ069-079-NEZ052-053-067-241800- MILLS IA-POTTAWATTAMIE IA-DOUGLAS NE-CASS NE-SARPY NE- 1223 PM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016 ...SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT... AT 1222 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER PAPILLION...OR 8 MILES SOUTH OF OMAHA...MOVING NORTH AT 35 MPH. WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... OMAHA...COUNCIL BLUFFS...BELLEVUE...PAPILLION...LA VISTA...RALSTON... OFFUTT AFB...CARTER LAKE...LAKE MANAWA STATE PARK... NARROWS RIVER PARK AND CAMP MAHA. THIS INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING HIGHWAYS... HIGHWAY 75 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 79 AND 99. INTERSTATE 29 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 45 AND 58. INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 11. INTERSTATE 80 IN NEBRASKA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 448 AND 454. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE. && LAT...LON 4103 9595 4109 9613 4138 9603 4132 9574 TIME...MOT...LOC 1722Z 192DEG 33KT 4114 9601 $$