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FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency

Radios are a great resource during disasters. ๐Ÿ“ป When cell towers and internet are down, radios will continue to receive emergency alerts and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ... See more

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
634 AM CDT Tue Aug 20 2019

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Wapello ... See more

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 7am for Wapello County

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US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Midnight Update 8/20/2019: A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for most of Iowa. A few non-severe t-storms have developed over northwest Iowa in the last hour. Storms will strengthen over the ... See more

1 day ago

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH
601 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT TUESDAY FOR WAPELLO COUNTY.

SCATTERED DAMAGING WINDS LIKELY WITH ISOLATED SIGNIFICANT GUSTS
TO 75 MPH ... See more

1 day ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Heading to bed soon? ๐Ÿ˜ด We're expecting strong storms overnight into Tuesday morning. Make sure you have multiple ways to receive warnings, even if you're asleep!

2 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Strong to severe storms are expected to develop late tonight over northwest Iowa and move southeastward overnight into south central and southeast Iowa by Tuesday morning. Damaging wind gusts are the ... See more

4 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

While there are isolated thunderstorms between I-80 and Highway 20 over western Iowa that will move eastward this afternoon, these storms are expected to remain non-severe.

However, strong to ... See more

4 days ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Scattered to widespread intense to severe storms look to develop late this afternoon and persist into the late evening hours tonight. The severe weather threats include large hail, damaging winds and ... See more