Thunderstorms are expected Thursday morning and again in the afternoon and evening in the Perry area, according to the national Weather Service (NWS) office in Des Moines.
Some of the storms will be severe Thursday afternoon, with large hail and damaging thunderstorm winds. Locally heavy rainfall may also accompany thunderstorms this afternoon and early evening.
Ponding of water on roads, highways and interstates and urban street flooding are all possible.
Along with Dallas County, rains are expected in Emmet, Kossuth, Palo Alto, Pocahontas, Humboldt, Wright, Sac, Calhoun, Webster, Hamilton, Hardin, Crawford, Carroll, Greene, Boone, Story, Marshall, Tama, Audubon, Guthrie, Polk, Jasper, Poweshiek, Cass, Adair, Madison, Warren, Marion, Mahaska, Adams, Union, Clarke, Lucas, Monroe, Wapello, Taylor, Ringgold, Decatur, Wayne, Appanoose and Davis.
ThePerryNews.com will update this weather story as forecasts evolve.