Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
902 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

IAC031-055-061-095-103-105-113-115-139-183-201545-
Louisa-Cedar-Dubuque-Johnson-Washington-Jones-Delaware-Muscatine-
Linn-Iowa-
902 AM CST TUE FEB 20 2018

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN LOUISA...
CEDAR...SOUTHWESTERN DUBUQUE...JOHNSON...WASHINGTON...JONES...
DELAWARE...MUSCATINE...LINN AND SOUTHEASTERN IOWA COUNTIES UNTIL 945
AM CST...

At 902 AM CST, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Prairieburg to Shueyville to near
Kalona to 7 miles northwest of Brighton. Movement was northeast at 60
mph.

Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with these
storms.

Locations impacted include...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Muscatine, Washington, Anamosa, Manchester,
Tipton, West Branch, Durant, Mechanicsville, Stanwood, Marion,
Coralville, North Liberty, Hiawatha, Mount Vernon, Dyersville,
Monticello, West Liberty and Robins.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 80 in Iowa between mile markers 228 and 279.
 Interstate 380 between mile markers 1 and 32.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 4230 9084 4229 9090 4160 9088 4143 9095
      4142 9103 4135 9107 4121 9194 4150 9195
      4180 9180 4230 9170 4230 9160 4240 9160
      4253 9144 4258 9110
TIME...MOT...LOC 1502Z 238DEG 54KT 4219 9139 4182 9163 4155 9170 4127
9188

$$

Gibbs



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