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    Tornado Watch for Story county

    ....among others too. Anyone who is smart with meteorology know if Ames is suppose to get some good storms tonight?



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Quote Originally Posted by bpmcclain View Post
    ....among others too. Anyone who is smart with meteorology know if Ames is suppose to get some good storms tonight?
    Without getting too technical if you're in a watch odds are pretty decent for some good storms.


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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county


    ^^^This image will update.


    NWS Enhanced Radar Mosaic: Upper Mississippi Valley Sector Loop
    ^^^Or go here for the radar loop.



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    You can trust our local meteorologists or check out NWS radar image from Des Moines, IA and make your own call.



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Not exactly near Ames, but we've been getting pounded with heavy rain for a good 20 minutes now here in Tabor...I am getting worried about flash flooding.



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Looks nasty out west! ..and South, heading North.
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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    Not exactly near Ames, but we've been getting pounded with heavy rain for a good 20 minutes now here in Tabor...I am getting worried about flash flooding.
    Yeah, it looks pretty bad where you are at on the radar. Any twisters out there?



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Quote Originally Posted by gwoodclone View Post
    Not exactly near Ames, but we've been getting pounded with heavy rain for a good 20 minutes now here in Tabor...I am getting worried about flash flooding.
    Council Bluffs just got pecker slapped with really hard rain, northwest Omaha had some nasty straight line winds. I'm looking forward to getting home to a telephone pole residing in my living room.

    Good luck with it tonight!



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Thats moving pretty much straight north, I'm guessing DSM proper doesn't get hit.


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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Quote Originally Posted by isuaggie View Post
    This is feeding in behind moving north. I could really use it to move south

    Man, no crap. We've had about a grand total of 90 minutes worth of rainfall so far in 2011 in northwest Austin. Drought is starting to get bad.



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Quote Originally Posted by tejasclone View Post
    Man, no crap. We've had about a grand total of 90 minutes worth of rainfall so far in 2011 in northwest Austin. Drought is starting to get bad.
    It's terrible in College Station.


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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Its been predicted to thunderstorm in Ames all day and it's only sprinkled.



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Per the radar display I set up with Forecastfox, there is a line of strong storms coming our way from the SW. There is purple coloration inside a few of those storms -- not good.

    Edit 5:55 PM: The line of storms are close to Dallas County if not there by now. Looks like the red and dark red mass in the southern end may pass over Story and Marshall Counties -- just my guess looking at the track in my display.


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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    Looks like it will hit the DSM area, can't wait for a good storm!



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    Re: Tornado Watch for Story county

    I look forward to 3 straight hours of prime time weather coverage from Ed Wilson.

    Wait....there are no live sports broadcasts scheduled for WHO-TV tonight. Nevermind.



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