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Tornado warning issued for parts of North Iowa


This news story was published on April 10, 2011.
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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
NORTHERN HANCOCK COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA…
EAST CENTRAL KOSSUTH COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA…
SOUTH CENTRAL WINNEBAGO COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 1215 AM CDT

* AT 1125 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS
STORM WAS LOCATED 5 MILES SOUTH OF ALGONA…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT
40 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
BRITT…FOREST CITY…GARNER…CORWITH…WESLEY…WODEN AND CRYSTAL
LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IMMEDIATELY SEEK SHELTER IN A BASEMENT…
OR IN AN INTERIOR ROOM OF A REINFORCED BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM
WINDOWS.

IF YOU ARE OUTSIDE…IN A MOBILE HOME…OR IN A VEHICLE…SEEK
SHELTER IN A NEARBY REINFORCED BUILDING. AS A LAST RESORT…FIND THE
LOWEST SPOT AVAILABLE AND COVER YOUR HEAD.|

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