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1922: A very severe hail storm struck eastern Iowa producing damage across Dubuque, Jackson, Delaware, Linn, and Jones counties. The greatest crop destruction occurred in a swath up to 4 miles wide and 40 miles long extending from the northwest corner of Delaware County southeastward. Hail stones piled up to 6 inches deep on the ground in some locations.

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