TORNADIC STORMS, Cedar Rapids Great Flood 6-12-08

1:40am CDT June 13 Here is a most recent link to the Cedar Rapids flooding event.

Boston Globe
Cedar Rapids struggles to endure historic flood

UPDATE: 6-12-08 9:30pm CDT. KANSAS CITY IN FOR ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS Madison Wisconsin headed for more thunderstorms again today, forming out west. Many areas receiving “training” thunderstorm lines. 11
Mandatory evacuations in Cedar Rapids flood

Iowa Flood News, Pictures, Videso, and Stories


Tornado Hits Scout Camp in Iowa; 4 Are Dead and 40 Injured

Iowa Independent:: Video: Cedar Rapids Downtown Effectively Shut

Video: Cedar River Overtakes Downtown Cedar Rapids (Essential

June 12 2008, 3:00pm CDT

Storm diminished dramatically near Milwaukee as it neared Lake Michigan. Other tornado warnings in southern Wisconsin. Tornado watch currently extends south to just include much of the Chicago area.

Dangerous storms nearing Madison area.

Tomorrow severe weather will stretch eastward.

My own tornado experience (currently a volunteer storm spotter) TORNADO***CHASIE

NOAA Photo Library Image - nssl0104

Hook Echo – often a precursor of tornadic activity.

Image ID: nssl0104, NOAA’s National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) Collection
Location: Norman, Oklahoma
Photo Date: March 29, 1988
Credit: NOAA Photo Library, NOAA Central Library; OAR/ERL/National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL)