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Two rounds of strong to severe storms impacted the area on Wednesday, July 14th 2021. The first round was a line of strong thunderstorms that produced upwards of 40 to 50 mph winds and pockets of heavy rainfall. Severe weather was limited with this line. The line impacted most of the area.

The second round sparked by mid to late afternoon, continuing into mid evening, highlighted by supercell storms producing tornadoes. Most of this activity was confined to portions of Iowa. Elsewhere, very heavy rain resulted in localized, mostly urban flooding.

Early evening radar loop
Radar loop 4 to 9 pm, July 14th 2021
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