Tornado warning cancelled for counties west of QC

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A tornado warning issued for Linn County has been cancelled.

The National Weather Service said that a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado had been spotted near Walford and was moving north at 40 mph.

The warning was cancelled around 4:35 p.m. A previous warning issued for Keokuk and Iowa Counties was also cancelled around 4:20 p.m.

“The storm which prompted the warning has weakened and is no longer a threat to produce a tornado,” said an NWS spokesperson.

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