Severe Weather

By: KCTN News
Jun 29th, 2017

LOCAL WEATHER REPORTS
Southern Winneshiek County
Wind damage near Calmar where a tree was snapped

Clayton County
65-MPH wind produced extensive tree damage at the intersection of 165th Street and Falcon Avenue in Farmersburg.  Power lines knocked over in Giard.

Elsewhere
Emergency Management reported a tornado around the Worthington area, along with Cascade. 

The Dubuque Regional Airport reported a wind gust of 58-MPH.

     Thunderstorms running across Iowa have injured at least one person, mowed down crops and damaged homes and farm buildings.
 
     Tornadoes were reported Wednesday in several eastern Iowa counties. Linn County authorities say a woman was injured when her home collapsed near Prairieburg. Pieces from damaged farm structures littered the ground around Prairieburg after the storm passed.  
 
     Another tornado reported near the Linn County Fair on the southeast side of Central City sent fairgoers to shelters. Trees and tents were damaged but no fairgrounds buildings.
 
     Golf ball-size hail and heavy rain were reported in the Des Moines area.
 
     Fremont County authorities in western Iowa say a tornado touched down in a rural area between Sidney and Shenandoah, flattening crops. A home near Farragut was damaged, but no injuries have been reported.



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