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Updated: EF-0, EF-1 Tornadoes Confirmed in East Central Iowa Saturday

In All Posts, Damage Surveys, Debrief, Historical, Severe Weather by Henry Luker0 Comments

Updated information from the NWS in the Quad Cities shows that two tornadoes touched down in eastern Iowa on Saturday. The first moved across the southwest portion of Lake Delhi with tree damage the predominant report. This tornado has an estimated peak winds of about 90 MPH, making it an EF-1. The second affected north of the Worthington area – only about 10 miles away from Delhi. This storm is estimated to have had 70 MPH winds with it, making it a EF-0.

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Enhanced Risk of Severe Weather Tuesday

In All Posts, Forecasts, Severe Weather by Henry Luker0 Comments

An enhanced risk of severe weather has been posted for tomorrow by the Storm Prediction Center. Storms are expected to fire in the late afternoon or early evening hours with damaging winds and an isolated tornado the primary threats. As the night drags on, the damaging wind threat will grow upscale, with concern for damaging wind gusts over 70 MPH. Strong-to-severe storms will continue through the overnight hours throughout the region. An additional risk of severe storms is in place for western Iowa on Wednesday, though these details will need to be kinked out in later forecasts.