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Severe Thunderstorm Watch expired, threat of severe weather diminished

Severe Thunderstorm Watch, in effect for the counties shaded in pink, until 7:00 p.m. on...
Severe Thunderstorm Watch, in effect for the counties shaded in pink, until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24, 2021.(KCRG)
Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 2:22 PM CDT
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG) - After thunderstorms caused wind damage in parts of eastern Iowa, the threat for additional severe weather has diminished, according to forecasters.

The Severe Thunderstorm Watch, which was in effect until 7:00 p.m., was allowed to expire. Additional scattered thunderstorms are possible south of U.S. Highway 20 through the night, but the threat for widespread severe weather has lessened across the area.

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