The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for portions of southeast Iowa until 8:00pm. This watch includes the cites of Iowa City, Washington and Ottumwa. Showers and thunderstorms are expected to continue developing in central and eastern Iowa this afternoon. The primary threat from these storms is strong damaging winds with a secondary threat of heavy rains producing flash flooding.
If needed we’ll launch our live coverage of today’s severe weather threat later this afternoon.