350  
WWUS83 KDMX 180901  
SPSDMX  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
401 AM CDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
 
IAZ058>062-071>075-081>086-093-094-181015-  
WAPELLO IA-GUTHRIE IA-POWESHIEK IA-MARION IA-JASPER IA-POLK IA-  
UNION IA-MADISON IA-DECATUR IA-ADAMS IA-CLARKE IA-LUCAS IA-ADAIR IA-  
RINGGOLD IA-MAHASKA IA-MONROE IA-DALLAS IA-WARREN IA-  
401 AM CDT SUN AUG 18 2019  
 
...LINE OF STORMS CONTINUES TO MOVE SOUTH WITH HEAVY RAIN AND  
GUSTY WINDS...  
 
AT 359 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG  
A LINE EXTENDING FROM BROOKLYN TO 6 MILES EAST OF MONROE TO 6 MILES  
NORTH OF AVENUE OF THE SAINTS EVENT CENTER TO 11 MILES NORTHWEST OF  
GREENFIELD. MOVEMENT WAS SOUTH AT 25 MPH.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
RAINFALL AMOUNTS UP TO TWO INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DES MOINES, WEST DES MOINES, CLIVE, NEWTON, INDIANOLA, ALTOONA,  
WAUKEE, OSKALOOSA, PELLA, GRINNELL, NORWALK, PLEASANT HILL, CRESTON,  
KNOXVILLE, WINTERSET, OSCEOLA, CHARITON, ALBIA, GREENFIELD AND  
MONTEZUMA.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS, AND MAY LEAD  
TO LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.  
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE  
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4151 9241 4116 9239 4099 9278 4090 9338  
4090 9355 4087 9356 4090 9460 4154 9470  
4167 9303 4186 9238 4186 9230 4151 9230  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0859Z 343DEG 24KT 4174 9244 4151 9298 4139 9375 4146  
9456  
 

 
 
PODRAZIK  
 
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