The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of southern Iowa. This watch only includes a handful of counties in Iowa but it will run until 1:00am. Occasional severe thunderstorms have struck in parts of central Iowa this afternoon, producing some reports of hail up to 1.00” in diameter.
We continue to monitor the situation and will launch our live coverage if warranted tonight. So far just sporadic reports of severe weather, if a more organized threat takes shape tonight, we’ll go live.