Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued May 26 at 4:17AM CDT until May 27 at 2:48AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:17 a.m. on Thursday, May 26, 2016
Expires: 2:48 a.m. on Friday, May 27, 2016

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT AREAS EAST OF A LINE
FROM KAHOKA MISSOURI TO WAPELLO IOWA...
AT 414 AM CDT...THE LEADING EDGE OF AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS
WAS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR MEDIAPOLIS TO NEAR
AUGUSTA...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.
WIND GUSTS OF 50 TO 55 MPH AND HALF INCH HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THESE
STORMS.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
BURLINGTON...MACOMB...FORT MADISON...KEOKUK...MONMOUTH...ALEDO...CARTHAGE...
KAHOKA...WAPELLO...OQUAWKA...NAUVOO...BUSHNELL...WEST BURLINGTON...
HAMILTON...BURGESS...WARSAW...MEDIAPOLIS...COLCHESTER...LA HARPE AND
ROSEVILLE.
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
CAUSE LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.
THESE STORMS MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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