July 18, 2007
It is estimated the area received 7 inches of rain.
"It started raining around 10:30 last night and hasn't quit. It's been torrential and it's still coming down," said Dan Bannon, lead dispatcher with the Dubuque County sheriff's office.
The National Weather Service said McGregor, which is about 40 miles north of Dubuque, also received 7 inches of rain. No flooding problems were immediately reported.
In the past 48 hours, eastern Iowa and northwest Illinois received 1-8 inches of rain, said Bill Nichols, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Davenport.RELATED NEWS
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