Severe thunderstorms move into Montgomery and Page Counties

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Southern Montgomery County in southwestern Iowa…
Page County in southwestern Iowa…

* Until 700 PM CDT

* At 635 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 5 miles northwest
of Coin, or 20 miles north of Tarkio, moving north at 55 mph.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Red Oak, Clarinda, Shenandoah, Villisca, Essex, Stanton, Coin,
Braddyville, College Springs, Shambaugh, Yorktown, Northboro,
Coburg, Blanchard, Hepburn, Pierce Recreation Area and Viking Lake
State Park.

This includes Highway 34 in Iowa between mile markers 30 and 51.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

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A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM CDT for southwestern
Iowa.

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