Worth Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Special Statement
Statement as of 6:56 PM CDT on April 20, 2014

...Strong thunderstorms with heavy rain over northern Iowa...

At 651 PM CDT...a line of strong thunderstorms with very heavy rains was along a line extending from near Mason City Municipal Airport to 7 miles south of Algona...and moving east at 30 mph. The line was essentially training and moving repetitively over the same locations.

Pea size hail and torrential rains are possible with these storms. Rainfall rates may exceed an inch per hour causing ponding water on roads and in ditches...as well as rises in small streams and creeks.

Locations impacted include... Mason City...Algona...Garner...Britt...Nora Springs...Clear Lake... Mason City Municipal Airport...Eagle Lake...Ventura...Klemme... Wesley...Plymouth...Corwith...Bode...Lu Verne...Rock Falls... Duncan...St. Joseph...Miller and Hayfield.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 187 and 201.

Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms...and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Lat...Lon 4309 9303 4285 9432 4304 9438 4331 9302 time...Mot...loc 2355z 254deg 25kt 4316 9324 4297 9424

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