CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) Areas in yellow are under a slight risk for strong to severe storms. This area includes Dubuque and Cedar Rapids. Areas highlighted in orange are under a Level Two risk (moderate risk) for severe storms.
The strongest of the storms will occur during the late afternoon and evening hours Saturday.
The main threats with the upcoming storms include isolated large hail and strong damaging winds. The tornado threat is low, but cannot be ruled out completely.
Heavy rain is also expected with this system. At this time rainfall totals look to be around a 1.0” to 2.0”. Of course locally higher amounts are possible under heavier storms.