An urgent weather advisory has been released by the National Weather Service for Quad Cities, Iowa, signaling the onset of a highly dangerous thunderstorm, Your Content has learned.
The areas under immediate threat include Cedar Rapids, Marion, Martelle, Olin, Onslow, and Hiawatha in Iowa. The advisory remains active until 9:00 PM CDT.
The severity of this weather disturbance is such that it poses a significant risk to life.
The storm is producing wind gusts exceeding 100 mph, coupled with hailstones the size of quarters.
Residents are urged to take immediate precautions to ensure their safety.