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Posted on: 6:00 pm, May 19, 2013, by , updated on: 08:59am, May 21, 2013

A whirl of severe weather moved generally north along the Mississippi River on Sunday, May 19, 2013. News 8 viewers kept us posted with what was going on outside their windows.

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  • A picture of storm clouds rolling in over Moline, Thursday May 19th, 2013 at 5:30pm.

  • Lightning Over Davenport, taken at 7:30pm. 5-19-2013

  • Quarter size hail in Moline by Interstate 74

  • Hail in W. Davenport, Iowa. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted via Facebook by Debra)

  • Hail in Lost Nation, Iowa. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Kent M. via Facebook)

  • Hail in Andalusia. 5-19-2013.

  • Almost 2.5-inch hail in West Davenport, Iowa by 280 and River Drive. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted via Facebook by Lupe R.)

  • Dust cloud near Alpha, IL. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Tara E. via Facebook)

  • Near Blue Grass with pea-sized hail. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Josh K. via Facebook)

  • Storm arriving into Coal Valley, Illinois. 5-19-2013 (Photo submitted by Lori E.)

  • Hail outside of WQAD in Moline. 5-19-2013 (WQAD Photo)

  • Pea-sized hail in Moline. 5-19-2013. (WQAD Photo)

  • Hail in Andalusia. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Cassie via Facebook)

  • Golf Ball sized hail in Gulfport, Illinois. (Photo submitted by Valerie H.)

  • Quarter sized hail in Burlington, Iowa, 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Amy J.)

  • Hail near Blue Grass, Iowa. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Josh K. via Facebook)

  • Storm clouds. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Becca L. via Facebook)

  • Storm clouds. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Elizabeth K. via Facebook)

  • A dust storm in Geneseo. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Shari G. via Facebook)

  • Holding some hail. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Jerry P. via Facebook)

  • Storm in Alexis, Il. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Robin B.)

  • Lightning in Davenport. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Aaron R. via Facebook)

  • Quarter sized hail. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Jake K. via Facebook)

  • Tree down. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted via Facebook)

  • Pea-sized to one-inch hail near the Village of East Davenport. (Photo submitted by Kortney M.)

  • Hail. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Jenny via Facebook)

  • Severe thunderstorm in Kewanee, Illinois. 5-19-2013 (Photo submitted by Michele S. via Facebook)

  • Frontal roll cloud by Galva, Illinois. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Matthew P.)

  • A tree that was struck by lightning on Sunday, May 19th, landed on an Alexis home occupied by Linn and Kristi French. Photo taken by Lance Sperry

  • Storm damage about 7 miles east of Woodhull, IL. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Kendra S. via Facebook)

  • Dirt blowing south of Monmouth, 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Eldon S. via Facebook)

  • Storm cloud south of Monmouth. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Eldon S. via Facebook)

  • Storm south of Monmouth. 5-19-2013. (Photo submitted by Eldon S. via Facebook)

Spotters in Burlington, Iowa have reported quarter-sized hail that began around 5 p.m.

News 8 viewer, Leta P. said Buffalo Prairie, Illinois was getting thunder and lightning around 5:40 p.m. They were seeing marble-sized hail.

Bev C. from Keithsburg, Illinois said they were experiencing high winds and marble sized hail before 5:55 p.m.

Two News 8 viewers reported seeing pea-sized hail in Burlington, Iowa around 6:10 p.m. One viewer said rain and winds in Burlington were getting strong, and lots of thunder was starting off of Highway-61.

Sandi S. reported via Facebook that the Rock Island, Milan areas were getting rain and lightening around 6:10 p.m.

Shortly before 6:10 p.m., News 8 viewer Steve H. said half-inch sized hail was falling in Andalusia, Illinois. The hail lasted five minutes.

Heavy rain and hail began falling outside of WQAD in Moline shortly after 6:30 p.m. Thunder and lightning accompanied the precipitation.

Before 6:40 p.m. severe weather sirens were reported sounding in West Davenport, Iowa.

News 8 viewer, Amy K. reported rain and hail passing through Milan started letting up around 6:45 p.m. A lot of thunder was still happening.

Nancy K. reported via Facebook that golf ball sized hail was falling in West Davenport near West Lake around 6:45 p.m.

Hail was reported falling in Lost Nation, Iowa in Clinton County around 6:55 p.m.

Tim W. reported heavy rain and high winds in Alpha, Illinois around 7 p.m.

Pamela reported via Facebook that Moline, Illinois had received .65-inches of rain in 45-minutes.

News 8 Facebook friend, Matt J. reported pea-sized hail with a few that reached golf-ball size in Riverdale, around 7:10 p.m.

News 8 viewer Jenny reported marble-sized hail covering the ground shortly before 7:30 p.m. in Smithshire, IL.

Viewer Jake K. reported quarter-sized hail in Maquoketa, Iowa around 7:35 p.m.

Charlotte B. reported eighth-inch hail in Clinton around 7:45 p.m.

Facebook friend Michelle said there was a tree down in Davenport near Division and Central. A truck came and cut the tree and cleaned up the sight.

Shortly after 8 p.m. it was confirmed that a tornado had touched down around Argo Fay, Illinois. A tornado warning for Carroll County was in effect for about twenty minutes before getting cancelled.

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