Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued June 20 at 6:21PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2018
Expires: 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2018

...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT VAN BUREN...SOUTHERN
KEOKUK...JEFFERSON...SCOTLAND AND NORTHWESTERN CLARK COUNTIES UNTIL
715 PM CDT...
At 621 PM CDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Hedrick to near Leando to near
Greensburg. Movement was northeast at 20 mph.
Wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph and dime size hail are possible with these
storms.
Locations impacted include...
Fairfield, Memphis, Keosauqua, Hedrick, Richland, Batavia,
Birmingham, Milton, Libertyville, Stockport, Lockridge, Maharishi
Vedic City, Wyaconda, Cantril, Packwood, Martinsburg, Rutledge,
Pleasant Plain, South Gorin and Hayesville.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may
cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.
To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement
agency. They can relay your report to the National Weather Service
office in the Quad Cities.

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