Below Average Severe Season For Some?
This afternoon, a tornado occurred across west central Iowa, but for some, this severe weather season has been lacking energy. June 29th, is typically the peak for severe weather in Iowa. However, only 6o severe thunderstorm warnings and 4 tornado warnings have been issued by the Des Moines Iowa National Weather Service. The National Weather Service in Des Moines typically issues 292 severe thunderstorm warnings in a severe weather season.
Compare those numbers to their neighbors to the west, the National Weather Service in Omaha before today, had issued 129 severe thunderstorm warnings and 15 tornado warnings.The National Weather Service in Omaha will send out their survey team tomorrow to survey the tornado path and give the tornado a rating.