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Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 2:00 PM CDT Jul. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Funnel clouds reported this afternoon...

At 158 PM CDT... radar indicated scattered showers across portions of
eastern Iowa. Brief funnel clouds may develop from some of these
showers through the afternoon. Funnel clouds have already been
reported in Benton and Johnson counties.

Locations impacted include... Cedar Rapids, Iowa
City, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Fairfield, Mount Pleasant, Washington,
Independence, Vinton, Manchester, Marengo, West Branch, Kahoka,
Sigourney, Columbus Junction, Memphis, Nauvoo, Keosauqua, Marion and
Coralville.

Funnel clouds of this nature are short lived and rarely touch the
ground. However, if you notice one approaching the ground, move
indoors to a place of safety.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation. Please forward reports of funnel cloud sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.

Lat... Lon 4151 9241 4153 9230 4230 9230 4230 9206
      4264 9208 4265 9130 4020 9134 4020 9150
      4025 9152 4026 9195 4030 9195 4030 9235
      4059 9235 4060 9218 4116 9218 4116 9241
time... Mot... loc 1858z 180deg 0kt 4126 9172

Rp Kinney


200 PM CDT sun Jul 15 2018

... Funnel clouds reported this afternoon...

At 158 PM CDT... radar indicated scattered showers across portions of
eastern Iowa. Brief funnel clouds may develop from some of these
showers through the afternoon. Funnel clouds have already been
reported in Benton and Johnson counties.

Locations impacted include... Cedar Rapids, Iowa
City, Fort Madison, Keokuk, Fairfield, Mount Pleasant, Washington,
Independence, Vinton, Manchester, Marengo, West Branch, Kahoka,
Sigourney, Columbus Junction, Memphis, Nauvoo, Keosauqua, Marion and
Coralville.

Funnel clouds of this nature are short lived and rarely touch the
ground. However, if you notice one approaching the ground, move
indoors to a place of safety.

The National Weather Service will continue to closely monitor the
situation. Please forward reports of funnel cloud sightings to the
nearest law enforcement agency for relay to the National Weather
Service.

Lat... Lon 4151 9241 4153 9230 4230 9230 4230 9206
      4264 9208 4265 9130 4020 9134 4020 9150
      4025 9152 4026 9195 4030 9195 4030 9235
      4059 9235 4060 9218 4116 9218 4116 9241
time... Mot... loc 1858z 180deg 0kt 4126 9172

Rp Kinney

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