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Saturday, July 23, was hot and humid with excessive heat over Iowa, Illinois and Missouri, and severe thunderstorms with tornadoes and torrential rain across parts of northeast Iowa and northwest Illinois. Rainfall amounts ranged from a trace at Iowa City, to nearly 3 inches near Independence. Flash flooding was reported in Independence and Monticello while tornadoes were reported near Delhi and Worthington. High temperatures ranged from 93 degrees at Keokuk and Fairfield to 81 degrees at Dubuque while the heat index was around 100.

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