Tornado warning for area north of QC expired

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The tornado warning that was issued for the area north of the Quad Cities expired.

The National Weather Service issued a second tornado warning Sunday, April 13, 2014, this time for eastern Jackson County. The warning was set to last until 8:15 p.m.

Clinton County was part of the original warning.

“The storm which prompted the warning has quickly weakened below severe limits and no longer poses an immediate threat to life or property,” said a spokesperson from the National Weather Service. “Gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.”

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado had been located five miles southeast of Andrew moving northeast at 35 mph, according to the National Weather Service.

The storm was expected to be in Bellevue around 8:15 p.m. according to the NWS.

Track the storm on StormTrack 8’s radar — click here.

The National Weather Service had advised anyone in the warning area to take cover, move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

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