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Hail reported; severe storms taper off by midnight

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Twitter user @Savages_56 shared with us this photo of hail near Sigourney. Twitter user @Savages_56 shared with us this photo of hail near Sigourney.

Some storms this evening could be severe south of Highway 20, but showers and storms this evening will taper off by midnight.

A tornado warning briefly went into effect for Keokuk and Washington counties Thursday afternoon.

An inch and a quarter of hail was reported in Riverside, with other isolated reports of hail, including in Sigourney, across KWWL's southern viewing area.

Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings will continue Thursday afternoon across Cedar, Johnson, Louisa and Washington counties until 5 p.m.

A gusty northwest wind will pull in some chilly air Thursday night and Friday.

The wind gradually diminishes Friday evening.

Saturday will be dry, with the next chance of showers/storms possible Sunday.

Highs next week will be in the 60s and mainly dry.

Storm Track 7 Chief Meteorologist Mark Schnackenberg

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