Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Franklin, Butler counties

Locations impacted include... Hampton, Greene, Dumont, Geneva, Bristow, Bradford, Hansell, Aredale and Hampton Municipal Airport.

Posted: Apr 18, 2018 5:56 AM

Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Areas Affected: Butler; Franklin

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Franklin County in north central Iowa... Northwestern Butler County in north central Iowa...

* Until 630 AM CDT.

* At 542 AM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Hampton, moving northeast at 30 mph. HAZARD...Quarter size hail. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters reported quarter sized hail near Alden at 5:37 am. IMPACT...Damage to vehicles is expected.

* Locations impacted include... Hampton, Greene, Dumont, Geneva, Bristow, Bradford, Hansell, Aredale and Hampton Municipal Airport. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...<50MPH

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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