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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

Statement as of 5:46 PM CDT on July 28, 2015

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2015



The National Weather Service has issued Severe Thunderstorm Watch
459 in effect until midnight CDT tonight for the following areas

In Iowa this watch includes 20 counties

In central Iowa

Jasper Poweshiek

In south central Iowa

Appanoose Clarke Decatur
Lucas Madison Mahaska
Marion Monroe Ringgold
Union Warren Wayne

In southeast Iowa

Davis Wapello

In southwest Iowa

Adair Adams Cass
Taylor

This includes the cities of... Adair... Albia... Allerton...
Atlantic... Bedford... Bloomfield... Carlisle... Centerville...
Chariton... Corning... Corydon... Creston... Earlham... Fontanelle...
Greenfield... Grinnell... Humeston... Indianola... Knoxville...
Lamoni... Lenox... Leon... Mount Ayr... New Market... Newton...
Norwalk... Osceola... Oskaloosa... Ottumwa... Pella... Seymour...
Stuart and Winterset.

Probability table:
prob of 2 or more tornadoes : 10%
prob of 1 or more strong /F2-F5/ tornadoes : <02%
prob of 10 or more severe wind events : 40%
prob of 1 or more wind events >= 75 mph : 10%
prob of 10 or more severe hail events : 30%
prob of 1 or more hail events >= 2 inches : 30%
prob of 6 or more combined severe hail/wind events : 60%
Max hail /inches/ : 2.0
Max wind gusts surface /mph/ : 70


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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:25 PM CDT on July 28, 2015

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on July 29, 2015


... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Wednesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Iowa... south central Iowa... southeast Iowa
and southwest Iowa... including the following areas... in
central Iowa... Jasper... Marshall... Polk... Poweshiek and Tama.
In south central Iowa... Appanoose... Clarke... Decatur... Lucas...
   Madison... Mahaska... Marion... Monroe... Ringgold... Union...
Warren and Wayne. In southeast Iowa... Davis and Wapello. In
southwest Iowa... Taylor.

* Until 7 am CDT Wednesday

* thunderstorms with heavy rains have already produced rainfall
amounts over two inches across portions of Madison... Warren and
Marion counties resulting in full ditches and water flowing out
of fields. Additional storms are forming along a western Iowa
frontal boundary and could produce more heavy rains over much
of the watch area this evening.

* Area soils are already saturated from previous heavy rainfall.
Additional heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding with
rapid rises in small streams and creeks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
California - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Air Quality Alert
Florida - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Record Report
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Record Report
Minnesota - Wind Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New York - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Special Statement
North Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Record Report
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert, Special Statement
Utah - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Wisconsin - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement