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Flood Threat For Several Locations Today

The active monsoon season will continue the rest of the week and the flood threat today stretches from the Arizona to portions of the Intermountain West. Meanwhile, a humid and moist air mass ahead of a cold front may result in heavy rain and flooding from the Mid-Atlantic to the eastern Ohio and Tennessee Valleys. Finally, slow moving storms may produce flooding for the central Gulf Coast states. Read More >

Overview

Two rounds of storms tracked across portions of eastern IA and northwest IL on Monday bringing torrential rain, occasional lightning, and gusty winds.  The first round moved through late morning and early afternoon along Interstate 80 from Iowa City, to the Quad Cities, towards Princeton IL.  Rain amounts over 1 inch were common with some totals over 3 inches reported in Bureau county in IL.  This caused some localized flash flooding occurred with these storms.  The second round of storms developed after 7pm across northeast IA and southern WI.  These tracked southeast into northern IL with gusty winds and torrential rain reported.  

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