Graphical Nowcast
NWS La Crosse, WI

Graphical depiction of weather expected in the near-term.

Moisture continued to spread north across the region early this morning, ahead of another cold front and upper level disturbance moving across the northern plains. The result was numerous showers and scattered thunderstorms across much of Iowa and nearby areas. Theses showers and storms were moving slowly east across the region and will continue to do so the rest of the night. Any stronger thunderstorms are capable of producing 1/2 to 1 inch of rain in an hour along with some pea-sized hail.

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