Johnson County in Severe Thunderstorm Warning
The heaviest storms appear at the moment to be heading to northern Johnson County, however, missing Iowa City.
Here is the severe weather statement out of the National Weather Service in the Quad Cities.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN THE QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHWEST CEDAR COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA... NORTHERN JOHNSON COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA... SOUTHEASTERN LINN COUNTY IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA... * UNTIL 915 PM CDT. * AT 835 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PING PONG BALL SIZE HAIL. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED APPROXIMATELY NEAR SHUEYVILLE...OR 8 MILES SOUTH OF CEDAR RAPIDS...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH. * OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ELY...LAKE MACBRIDE STATE PARK...SOLON...MOUNT VERNON AND LISBON. THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 380 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 7 AND 16.
There also have been indications of severe storms to the south of Iowa City in Washington County.
Although Iowa City is not included in the warning, it is a part of the following severe weather statement:
Showers and thunderstorms likely. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.