899  
WFUS53 KDVN 030051  
TORDVN  
IAC031-103-139-030145-  
/O.NEW.KDVN.TO.W.0005.180503T0051Z-180503T0145Z/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL  
751 PM CDT WED MAY 2 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
SOUTHWESTERN CEDAR COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA...  
SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA...  
NORTHWESTERN MUSCATINE COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA...  
 
* UNTIL 845 PM CDT  
 
* AT 750 PM CDT, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO  
WAS LOCATED NEAR HILLS, OR 8 MILES SOUTHWEST OF IOWA CITY, MOVING  
EAST AT 25 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...TORNADO AND PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.  
 
IMPACT...FLYING DEBRIS WILL BE DANGEROUS TO THOSE CAUGHT WITHOUT  
SHELTER. MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED.  
DAMAGE TO ROOFS, WINDOWS, AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE  
DAMAGE IS LIKELY.  
 
* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR...  
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS AROUND 800 PM CDT.  
HILLS AROUND 805 PM CDT.  
IOWA CITY AROUND 810 PM CDT.  
WEST BRANCH AROUND 830 PM CDT.  
WEST LIBERTY AROUND 840 PM CDT.  
 
OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE  
SPRINGDALE, CEDAR VALLEY, IOWA CITY MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, HERBERT HOOVER  
NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE, MUSCATINE COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS, JOHNSON COUNTY  
FAIRGROUNDS, UNIVERSITY OF IOWA, HILLS ACCESS AND OASIS.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 IN IOWA BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 248 AND 260.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TAKE COVER NOW! MOVE TO A BASEMENT OR AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST  
FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING. AVOID WINDOWS. IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS, IN A  
MOBILE HOME, OR IN A VEHICLE, MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER  
AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4175 9125 4148 9121 4150 9152 4151 9153  
4151 9165 4163 9168  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0050Z 256DEG 20KT 4156 9162  
 
TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED  
HAIL...1.50IN  
 

 
 
ERVIN  
 
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