IEM Daily Feature
Monday, 16 June 2003

Convective Potholes

Posted: 16 Jun 2003 08:43 AM

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Rainfall totals on Friday and then initial thunderstorms on Saturday 14 Jun 2003.
"Popcorn" thunderstorms are a common occurance in the summer. Many times storms will develop over areas that received rainfall on the previous day. The graphic (two counties shown, Wapello and Davis) illustrates this concept. Rainfall on Friday aided redevelopment the next day.

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