A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for western Dallas County and central Guthrie County, the National Weather Service office in Des Moines has announced.
At 10:44 a.m. a severe thunderstorm was located over Guthrie Center, moving east at 35 mph.
Wind gusts of 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-size hail is forecast.
Along with Perry, cities impacted include Adel, Guthrie Center, Dallas Center, Panora, De Soto, Lake Panorama, Redfield, Bayard, Diamondhead Lake, Minburn, Yale, Linden, Lakin Slough Game Management Area and Springbrook State Park.
A severe thunderstorm watch will remain in effect until 7 p.m. Wednesday.
ThePerryNews.com will update this weather story as forecasts evolve.