Iowa Storm Center.com
Date: 10/05/23 at 9:45am Central
Timing: Effective Friday morning through evening….
Hazards: Strong Wind Gusts
Discussion: A strong cold front will slide through the forecast area Friday morning through the evening. Scattered rain showers will be possible across northern Iowa during the morning hours extending through the afternoon, but a wave of gusty winds is expected to follow behind the front with the strongest gusts (near advisory criteria) from northwest to central Iowa. Additionally, temperatures will cool into the lower/middle 30s Friday night across western Iowa which will lead to the likelihood of a freeze.
Iowa Storm Center Wind Gust Intensity Scale –
Level 6. Damage may occur to buildings and trees. Power outages possible. High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over Likely. Do NOT recommend traveling in this zone.
Level 5. Some trees are broken, building damage possible. High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over Likely. HIGH WIND WARNING CRITERIA
Level 4. Slight damage may occur to trees/buildings. High Profile Vehicle Roll-Over Possible. WIND ADVISORY CRITERIA
Level 3. Small branches may break, walking is difficult.
Level 2. Large trees sway, becoming difficult to walk.
Level 1. Small trees sway, breezy
An additional update will follow regarding frost/freeze potential as data is processed…
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