Thunderstorm Warning for Jackson County IA and 8 More

QUAD CITIES IA, QUAD CITIES IA/IL (531 PM CDT Sun Jun 30 2019) — The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Jo Daviess County in northwestern Illinois Jackson County in east central Iowa Northwestern Cedar County in east central Iowa Southern Dubuque County in northeastern Iowa Eastern Benton County in east central Iowa Jones County in east central Iowa Southeastern Delaware County in northeastern Iowa Linn County in east central Iowa Northwestern Clinton County in east central Iowa until 615 PM CDT. At 530 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Dickeyville to near Hopkinton to near La Porte City, moving south at 45 mph. HAZARD: 70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings. Locations impacted include Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Maquoketa, Anamosa, Vinton, Galena, Mechanicsville, Stanwood, Marion, Hiawatha, Mount Vernon, Monticello, Robins, Center Point, Bellevue, Cascade, Lisbon, Fairfax, Ely and East Dubuque. If you are at J and P Cycles in Anamosa you should seek safe shelter immediately! This includes Interstate 380 between mile markers 13 and 47. This is a DANGEROUS SITUATION. These storms are producing widespread wind damage. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! Torrential rainfall is occurring with these storms, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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