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A complex of showers and thunderstorms moving from northeast Iowa to northwest Illinois produced severe weather on the evening of August 5th. Strong winds were reported with damage to trees in Independence, Monticello, Dubuque, Elizabeth, IL, and Freeport.

Rain continued over areas along highway 20 throughout the evening, with rainfall totals between 2 and 5 inches common by Monday morning. 

Weather Prediction Center Pressure / Fronts
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