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Severe Storms For The Northeast U.S..; Heat And Fire Out West

A strong cold front will likely trigger severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain on Friday from the Interior Northeast into the eastern Ohio Valley and northern Mid-Atlantic region, especially in New York state and Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, in addition to the ongoing heat wave in the West, fire weather concerns are increasing across the Great Basin into the Four Corners region. Read More >



A warm front lifted northward into the area Friday, May 24, sparking some thunderstorms in the morning/early afternoon time frame and again in the early evening.  Two tornadoes were occurred in McDonough County during the early afternoon.  Towards evening, another tornadic storm developed, producing two tornados. The first in Johnson County just southwest of Iowa City, and the second in Cedar County just north of West Branch.


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