F3 Tornado Rolls Through Central Iowa


Important Takeaways:

  • Official: 7 Dead After Large Tornado Roars Through Central Iowa
  • Madison County Emergency Management Director Diogenes Ayala said 25 to 30 homes were badly damaged by the tornado.
  • “This is the worst anyone has seen in a very long time”
  • The National Weather Service in Des Moines tweeted later Saturday that initial photos and videos from the damage around the community of Winterset suggested it was at least an EF-3 tornado, capable of causing severe damage
  • Officials reported a number of homes were damaged, roads were blocked by downed lines and tree branches were shredded by the strong winds.
  • At one point, power outages affected about 10,000 in the Des Moines area.

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