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SPC Tornado Watch 229

WW 229 TORNADO IA 261820Z - 270100Z
        
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Tornado Watch Number 229
NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK
120 PM CDT Tue May 26 2020

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a

* Tornado Watch for portions of 
  Central Iowa

* Effective this Tuesday afternoon and evening from 120 PM until
  800 PM CDT.

* Primary threats include...
  A couple tornadoes possible
  Scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible
  Isolated large hail events to 1 inch in diameter possible

SUMMARY...Thunderstorms forming over southern Iowa and northern
Missouri will track northward across the watch area, posing a
localized risk of brief tornadoes and gusty/damaging winds.

The tornado watch area is approximately along and 70 statute miles
east and west of a line from 30 miles north northwest of Mason City
IA to 25 miles east of Lamoni IA. For a complete depiction of the
watch see the associated watch outline update (WOUS64 KWNS WOU9).

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

REMEMBER...A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for
tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch
area. Persons in these areas should be on the lookout for
threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements
and possible warnings.

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AVIATION...Tornadoes and a few severe thunderstorms with hail
surface and aloft to 1 inch. Extreme turbulence and surface wind
gusts to 60 knots. A few cumulonimbi with maximum tops to 500. Mean
storm motion vector 18030.

...Hart

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SPC Tornado Watch 229 Status Reports

WW 0229 Status Updates
      
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STATUS REPORT ON WW 229

THE SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES ACROSS THE ENTIRE WATCH AREA.

..KERR..05/26/20

ATTN...WFO...DMX...DVN...ARX...


STATUS REPORT FOR WT 229 

SEVERE WEATHER THREAT CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS 

IAC001-003-007-009-011-013-015-017-023-025-027-029-033-037-039-
049-051-053-063-067-069-073-075-077-079-081-083-089-091-095-099-
101-107-109-117-121-123-125-127-131-135-147-151-153-157-159-169-
171-173-175-177-179-181-185-187-189-195-197-262040-

IA 
.    IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE

ADAIR                ADAMS               APPANOOSE           
AUDUBON              BENTON              BLACK HAWK          
BOONE                BREMER              BUTLER              
CALHOUN              CARROLL             CASS                
CERRO GORDO          CHICKASAW           CLARKE              
DALLAS               DAVIS               DECATUR             
EMMET                FLOYD               FRANKLIN            
GREENE               GRUNDY              GUTHRIE             
HAMILTON             HANCOCK             HARDIN              
HOWARD               HUMBOLDT            IOWA                
JASPER               JEFFERSON           KEOKUK              
KOSSUTH              LUCAS               MADISON             
MAHASKA              MARION              MARSHALL            
MITCHELL             MONROE              PALO ALTO           
POCAHONTAS           POLK                POWESHIEK           
RINGGOLD             STORY               TAMA                
TAYLOR               UNION               VAN BUREN           
WAPELLO              WARREN              WAYNE               
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