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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
802 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

IAZ046>048-059>061-010230-
JASPER IA-BOONE IA-STORY IA-DALLAS IA-POLK IA-GREENE IA-
802 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WITH DAMAGING WIND APPROACHING CENTRAL
IOWA...

AT 755 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
NEAR COON RAPIDS...OR 15 MILES NORTHWEST OF GUTHRIE CENTER...MOVING
EAST AT 55 MPH.  WARNINGS WILL LIKELY BE ISSUED WITH THESE STORMS BY
THE TIME THEY REACH CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING BOONE...DALLAS...STORY
AND POLK COUNTIES BETWEEN 830 PM AND 930 PM.

WINDS OF 80 MPH COULD VERY WELL OCCUR WITH THE PASSAGE OF THESE
STORMS PRODUCING WIDESPREAD TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.  NOW IS
THE TIME TO WRAP UP OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND HEAD TO STURDY SHELTER.
TORRENTIAL RAINS WITH PONDING WATER ON ROADS AND POTENTIALLY FLASH
FLOODING MAY ALSO OCCUR WITH THESE STORMS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DES MOINES...AMES...ANKENY...URBANDALE...JOHNSTON...CLIVE...
ALTOONA...WAUKEE...BOONE...GRIMES...PERRY...NEVADA...BONDURANT...POLK
CITY...HUXLEY...SAYLORVILLE...MADRID...MITCHELLVILLE...OGDEN AND
DALLAS CENTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO 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 200 AM CDT MONDAY MORNING FOR
IOWA.

LAT...LON 4162 9332 4163 9428 4212 9416 4213 9323
TIME...MOT...LOC 0055Z 269DEG 48KT 4188 9462

$$

SMALL




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