Friday, December 19, 2014 - 2:55 PM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning (Black Hawk, Bremer, Poweshiek and Tama) until 5:45pm

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
BLACK HAWK COUNTY IN NORTHEAST IOWA…
EASTERN BREMER COUNTY IN NORTHEAST IOWA…
NORTHERN POWESHIEK COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…
TAMA COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 545 PM CDT

* AT 453 PM CDT…THE LEADING EDGE OF A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WAS LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM HAWKEYE TO 7 MILES
SOUTHEAST OF FAIRBANK TO LA PORTE CITY TO 6 MILES WEST OF
BROOKLYN…AND MOVING EAST AT 35 MPH. SEVERE STORMS WERE ALSO OCCURRING FARTHER WEST OF THIS LINE.

HAZARD…QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND 60 MPH WIND GUSTS.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES AND CROPS IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS…SIDING AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BROOKLYN…IRVING AND HARTWICK.

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 380 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 57 AND 73.

SEVERAL REPORTS OF WIND DAMAGES HAVE BEEN RECEIVED WITH THE PASSAGE OF THESE STORMS FROM THE BLACK HAWK COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER ALONG WITH FLOODED ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY. THEY WILL SEND YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS…AND MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS!

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LAT…LON 4229 9229 4173 9229 4173 9277 4187 9277
4230 9257 4230 9253 4239 9253 4292 9228
4291 9208 4230 9206
TIME…MOT…LOC 2158Z 270DEG 31KT 4289 9185 4256 9189
4226 9214 4173 9250

HAIL…1.00IN
WIND…60MPH

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