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Additional Heavy Rains for Texas and the Great Basin

Tropical Moisture streaming ahead of major hurricane Willa off the western Mexico coastline is interacting with a frontal boundary in the Gulf Coast. Locally heavy rain is possible in Texas, which could exacerbate ongoing flooding. An upper trough in the Southwest and a cold front in the central U.S. may produce locally heavy rain and high elevation snow from the Great Basin to the Rockies. Read More >

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Overview

A tornado outbreak occurred on the afternoon and early evening of July 19, 2018 over central Iowa. This is a summary of the tornadoes along with various photos/videos, radar, satellite, and environmental data from that event. As of August 13th, the preliminary tornado account is at 19 across central Iowa with the most significant damage occurring in Pella, Bondurant, and Marshalltown. All 19 tornadoes have been rated and the track information is listed below in the Tornado Section. There were two tornadoes rated EF-3, two EF-2s, one EF-1, and 14 EF-0s. There is the potential for additional tornadoes and/or track information to be added in the future pending new evidence. 

 

 

Marshall County Courthouse in Marshalltown missing its clock tower
Marshall County Courthouse missing its clocktower
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