Iowa Sets Record for Most Severe Weather Warnings To Date in State History


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Des Moines, IA – Iowa has experienced an exceptionally active severe weather season, setting a new record for the most Severe Thunderstorm and Tornado Warnings in state history. As of June 5, the combined number of warnings issued by the US National Weather Service (NWS) in Des Moines reached 226, tying for the second-highest on record for its office.

According to the NWS Des Moines, this year’s severe weather season has been unprecedented, with the state overall issuing 580 warnings, surpassing all previous records. The surge in warnings highlights the increased frequency and intensity of severe weather events across Iowa. The NWS emphasizes the importance of preparedness and staying informed as the season progresses.

The record-breaking season underscores the need for Iowans to pay close attention to weather alerts and take necessary precautions. The NWS recommends having multiple ways to receive warnings, such as weather radios and mobile alerts, and understanding the risks associated with severe thunderstorms and tornadoes.

With the peak of the severe weather season still ahead, the NWS continues to monitor conditions closely and provide timely updates to keep the public safe.


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