With a Severe Thunderstorm Watch now in effect, a severe thunderstorm is already affecting the southeastern-most portion of Iowa. As a result a Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for this area. You can see the affected area in the radar image from approx. 5:05pm.
Large hail and some strong gusty winds are the primary threats with this storm. At this time we still do not expect a widespread severe weather threat with this thunderstorm complex. If that changes we’ll launch our live coverage if the conditions warrant.