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    Severe Weather 8/18

    Hail in Council Bluffs totaled my brother's car, and did a lot of damage to my dad's truck.

    Is this supposed to head to central Iowa?



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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    Just talked to my folks in Clarinda. A ton of damage there. Trees down. Vehicles destroyed, etc.



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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    From the looks of the radar the main strength of the storm is going to head south and west of the metro area.


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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    Quote Originally Posted by weisr2002 View Post
    Hail in Council Bluffs totaled my brother's car, and did a lot of damage to my dad's truck.

    Is this supposed to head to central Iowa?

    Hopefully most of the rain misses Ankeny/Mitchellville. Concrete sub decided to open up a **** load of footings knowing rain is coming...would like to get a big chunk poured out Friday.



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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    Shut down Eppley Airfield due to the hail.




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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    We had 1.5 inches of rain in a few hours, and the tree in my front yard got uprooted. Sounds like theres still more on the way. Looks like I've got something to do on my day off tomorrow.



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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    No hail for WDSM, pleeeeeeeeease.


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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    My aunt and uncle live in a town called Tennant by Avoca and they had baseball size hail. Broke windows in their house, ruined siding, etc.



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    Darn....no fun for Des Moines tonight.


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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    My sister called saying she had softball sized hail in her area of Council Bluffs. I'll see if I can get some of her pictures posted here.


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    They haven't had a chance to fully assess the damage, but it sounds like my sister and brother-in-law may have to get a new roof on their house that was replaced just 4 years ago.


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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    Quote Originally Posted by RING4CY View Post







    They haven't had a chance to fully assess the damage, but it sounds like my sister and brother-in-law may have to get a new roof on their house that was replaced just 4 years ago.
    yea i live on the east side of cb... we will be getting new roof and some siding... also neighbors tree fell on our house... downloading pics now... I have a pic of ping pong size hail a hour and a half after the storm... My parents live in Sidney and had a tree limb come threw there living room window... I wish I wasnt a insurance agent right now....



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    Re: Severe Weather 8/18

    My car got absolutely crushed tonight. Probably will be totalled out in the next few days. Not a fun storm.



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