Weather service issues severe thunderstorm warning in southwest Iowa

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Northeastern Fremont County in southwestern Iowa...
  Montgomery County in southwestern Iowa...
  Eastern Mills County in southwestern Iowa...
  Southeastern Pottawattamie County in southwestern Iowa...
  Northwestern Page County in southwestern Iowa...

* Until 1130 PM CDT.

* At 1105 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Macedonia,
  or 28 miles southwest of Atlantic, moving northeast at 60 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and half dollar size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated. This storm has a history of producing
           a 63 mph wind gust in Sidney.

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

* Locations impacted include...
  Red Oak, Malvern, Carson, Essex, Stanton, Emerson, Elliott,
  Macedonia, Silver City, Henderson, Hastings, Imogene, Coburg, Old
  Town Park, Farm Creek Public Wildlife Area and Pierce Recreation
  Area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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