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Numerous showers and thunderstorms tracked across eastern Iowa, northwest Illinois, and northeast Missouri during the afternoon and evening of Tuesday, August 28.  Very heavy rain, frequent lightning, damaging winds, and a tornado were reported with these storms.  A tornado touched down along the Scott/Clinton county border near Donahue, IA or south of Grand Mound, IA causing damage to trees, crops, and a home.  Winds between 50 and 90 mph caused several downed power lines, power outages, and tree damage.  Rainfall totals between 2 and 4 inches were common along and south of I-80.

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