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Watches & Warnings

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Issued: 8:35 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 930 PM CDT
for Hancock... south central Lee and southern Clark counties...

At 835 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located 8 miles southwest of
Wayland, or 9 miles south of Kahoka, moving east 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...
Keokuk, Carthage, Kahoka, Hamilton, Warsaw, Augusta, Wayland, Bowen,
West Point, Alexandria, Ferris, Burnside, Adrian, Winchester,
Plymouth, Denver, Fountain Green, Elvaston, Basco and Bentley.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
the Quad Cities.


Lat... Lon 4020 9150 4025 9152 4026 9191 4041 9180
      4056 9091 4019 9091
time... Mot... loc 0135z 271deg 47kt 4028 9167

Hail... 1.00in
wind... 60mph


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Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Issued: 8:13 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch 246 remains in effect until 1200 am CDT
for the following locations


IA
. Iowa counties included are

Des Moines Henry Jefferson
Keokuk Lee Louisa
Muscatine Scott Van Buren
Washington




Flood Warning
Issued: 8:26 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Des Moines River at St Francisville.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 18.2 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast, rise to 19.4 feet Sunday. Fall below flood stage Tuesday
morning.
* Impact, at 18.0 feet, flooding occurs over the lower river banks.


Lat... Lon 4061 9172 4069 9172 4040 9139 4035 9147
      4061 9185





826 PM CDT Sat may 25 2019

... Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Skunk River at Augusta.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 7:30 PM Saturday the stage was 15.2 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast, rise to 17.0 feet Tuesday morning. Fall below flood stage
Wednesday evening.
* Impact, at 16.0 feet, water floods some agricultural land near the
river.


Lat... Lon 4095 9156 4074 9112 4066 9116 4082 9152
      4091 9163





811 PM CDT Sat may 25 2019

... Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Keokuk ld19.
* Until further notice.
* At 6:00 PM Saturday the stage was 19.0 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast, rise to 20.8 feet Friday morning.
* Impact, at 20.0 feet, water affects the Industrial area in Keokuk
south of the city levee and affects the parking lot at Victory
Park as well as much of the park. In Alexandria, water affects
U.S. Highway 61 in several places.


Lat... Lon 4035 9150 4061 9142 4061 9130 4038 9134
      4034 9144





811 PM CDT Sat may 25 2019

... Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Burlington.
* Until further notice.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 19.3 feet and steady.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast, rise to 20.8 feet Thursday.
* Impact, at 20.5 feet, water affects several homes on first street
in Dallas City. Carman Road Blacktop is affected by floodwaters.
Water also reaches the top of the Niota town levee.


Lat... Lon 4086 9110 4084 9105 4062 9108 4061 9142
     4067 9118





Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:06 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Hancock, Henderson,
Henry IL, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren.
In Iowa, Des Moines, Henry IA, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa,
Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and Washington. In northeast
Missouri, Clark and Scotland.

* Through Sunday morning

* thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible. This may lead
to flash flooding as soils are saturated in the region.

* Flash flooding is possible especially in urban areas and along
small creeks and streams. In addition, the heavy rain may also
lead to further rises on rivers that are already flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



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Public Information Statement
Issued: 4:26 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service


... NWS damage survey for 05/24/2019 evening tornado event...



.Tornado #3 Iowa City IA...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 110 mph
path length /statute/: 11.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 75 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 24 2019
start time: 6:37 PM CDT
start location: 11 WSW Iowa City Airport/ Johnson / IA
start lat/lon: 41.5689 / -91.7208

End date: may 24, 2019
end time: 7:04 PM CDT
end location: E of Iowa City Airport / Johnson/ IA
end lat/lon: 41.6389 / -91.5347

A high end EF1 tornado damaged rooftops, destroyed outbuildings,
snapped and uprooted trees, and destroyed large trailers along its 11
mile path that extended from about 11 miles west southwest of the
Iowa City Airport to just east of the Airport. The tornado was on the
ground for about 27 minutes.

.Tornado # 4 NE West Branch...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 0.04 miles
path width /maximum/: 10 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 24 2019
start time: 7:27 PM CDT
start location: NE West Branch/ Cedar / IA
start lat/lon: 41.7285 / -91.3094

End date: may 24 2019
end time: 7:28 PM CDT
end location: NE West Branch / Cedar / IA
end lat/lon: 41.7287 / -91.3087

Survey summary: an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down causing tree
damage at a Farmstead.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories based on the damage they cause.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.

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426 PM CDT Sat may 25 2019


... NWS damage survey for 05/24/2019 evening tornado event...



.Tornado #3 Iowa City IA...

Rating: EF-1
estimated peak wind: 110 mph
path length /statute/: 11.5 miles
path width /maximum/: 75 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 24 2019
start time: 6:37 PM CDT
start location: 11 WSW Iowa City Airport/ Johnson / IA
start lat/lon: 41.5689 / -91.7208

End date: may 24, 2019
end time: 7:04 PM CDT
end location: E of Iowa City Airport / Johnson/ IA
end lat/lon: 41.6389 / -91.5347

A high end EF1 tornado damaged rooftops, destroyed outbuildings,
snapped and uprooted trees, and destroyed large trailers along its 11
mile path that extended from about 11 miles west southwest of the
Iowa City Airport to just east of the Airport. The tornado was on the
ground for about 27 minutes.

.Tornado # 4 NE West Branch...

Rating: EF-0
estimated peak wind: 80 mph
path length /statute/: 0.04 miles
path width /maximum/: 10 yards
fatalities: 0
injuries: 0

Start date: may 24 2019
start time: 7:27 PM CDT
start location: NE West Branch/ Cedar / IA
start lat/lon: 41.7285 / -91.3094

End date: may 24 2019
end time: 7:28 PM CDT
end location: NE West Branch / Cedar / IA
end lat/lon: 41.7287 / -91.3087

Survey summary: an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down causing tree
damage at a Farmstead.

Ef scale: the Enhanced Fujita scale classifies tornadoes into the
following categories based on the damage they cause.

EF0... weak... ... 65 to 85 mph
EF1... weak... ... 86 to 110 mph
EF2... strong... .111 to 135 mph
EF3... strong... .136 to 165 mph
EF4... violent... 166 to 200 mph
EF5... violent... >200 mph

Note:
the information in this statement is preliminary and subject to
change pending final review of the events and publication in NWS
storm data.

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908 PM CDT Fri may 24 2019

... Public information statement...

A survey crew will be out to the Iowa City area and Johnson County
Saturday morning to assess damage from the tornado that touched down
this evening.


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908 PM CDT Fri may 24 2019

... Public information statement...

A survey crew will be out to the Iowa City area and Johnson County
Saturday morning to assess damage from the tornado that touched down
this evening.


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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:06 PM CDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Sunday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of Illinois, Iowa, and northeast Missouri, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Hancock, Henderson,
Henry IL, McDonough, Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, and Warren.
In Iowa, Des Moines, Henry IA, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa,
Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and Washington. In northeast
Missouri, Clark and Scotland.

* Through Sunday morning

* thunderstorms with heavy rainfall are possible. This may lead
to flash flooding as soils are saturated in the region.

* Flash flooding is possible especially in urban areas and along
small creeks and streams. In addition, the heavy rain may also
lead to further rises on rivers that are already flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



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