ATLANTIC, Iowa- storms rolled through west and southwest Iowa today, packing 60-to-70 mph winds and heavy rain. This photo by Jeff Morenz , found on the National Weather Service-Des Moines Twitter feed, shows tree damage in Atlantic, Iowa.
A severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 3 p.m. for the following counties:
Appanoose, Decatur, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Wayne, Davis, Wapello, Des Moines County, Henry, Jefferson, Keokuk, Lee, and Van Buren.
Most of the state is under a heat advisory. An excessive heat warning is in effect for far northeast Iowa.
The Iowa Storm Chasing Network has also posted pictures of tree damage in Norwalk.