Thunderstorm Warning for Delaware County IA

QUAD CITIES IA, QUAD CITIES IA/IL (256 PM CDT Thu Jul 9 2020) — The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Delaware County in northeastern Iowa until 330 PM CDT. At 256 PM CDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Lamont to near Masonville to near Troy Mills, moving east at 40 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Manchester, Earlville, Hopkinton, Delhi, Ryan, Greeley, Dundee, Delaware, Masonville, Oneida, Robinson, Delaware County Fairgrounds, Manchester Airport, Coffins Grove Park, Twin Bridges Park, Buck Creek, Baileys Ford Park, Petersburg and Turtle Creek Park. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature’s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. 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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