Event: Tornado Warning
Sender Name: NWS Sioux Falls SD
WEA Text: Tornado Warning in this area til 9:30 PM CDT. Take shelter now. Check local media. -NWS
Description: The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Cherokee County in northwestern Iowa…
Northwestern Buena Vista County in northwestern Iowa…
Southwestern Clay County in northwestern Iowa…
Southeastern O’Brien County in northwestern Iowa…
* Until 930 PM CDT
* At 854 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Sutherland, or 17 miles north of Cherokee, moving
southeast at 30 mph.
HAZARD…Tornado and ping pong ball size hail.
SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.
* This dangerous storm will be near…
Peterson around 915 PM CDT.
Linn Grove around 920 PM CDT.
Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Instruction: TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.
Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not
wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!
To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency.
They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Buena Vista; Cherokee; Clay; O’Brien
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-2491492-2324638
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Tornado warnngs