Thunderstorm Warning for Dubuque County IA and 2 More

QUAD CITIES IA, QUAD CITIES IA/IL (422 PM CDT Thu Jul 9 2020) — The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Western Jo Daviess County in northwestern Illinois Northwestern Jackson County in east central Iowa Southeastern Dubuque County in northeastern Iowa until 445 PM CDT. At 421 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Zwingle, or 8 miles south of Dubuque, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Dubuque, Galena, Asbury, Bellevue, East Dubuque, Peosta, La Motte, Menominee, Council Hill, St. Donatus, Centralia, Sageville, Bernard, Zwingle, Durango, Rice, Graf, Dubuque Regional Airport, Garry Owen and Aiken. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. 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 this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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