DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Damage including flooded roads and downed power lines has been reported around Iowa as severe weather packing heavy rain and large hail moved through the state.
The National Weather Service says it received dozens of reports Monday from around the state about damage caused by severe thunderstorms. There were several reports of storms that were capable of producing tornados, but officials have not confirmed them.
Reported damage included snapped trees in Hamilton County, downed power lines in Hardin County and flash flooding in Black Hawk County. There were no reports of injuries.
The severe weather, which packed golf ball-size hail and wind gusts of up to 75 mph, had most of the state under a tornado watch or a flash watch. It continued eastward on Monday.