Traer Tornado Rated EF-1

The second of two tornadoes, across eastern Iowa, moved across Tama County north of Traer. The map below is the track of the tornado from the NWS.

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Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 90 mph
Path Length: 6.6 miles
Max Path Width: 200 yards

Most of the damage was to trees and crops. The only structure was early in the tornado path to an outbuilding on a far.

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This post was written by Schnack on July 7, 2014

Severe T-Storm Watch Until Midnight

The primary threat will be large hail and damaging wind.

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This post was written by Schnack on July 7, 2014

Reinbeck Tornado Rated EF-1

The National Weather Service survey team has preliminary information on the tornado near Reinbeck.

Rating: EF-1
Estimated Peak Wind: 100 mph
Path Length: 3.1 miles
Max Path Width: 100 Yards

Started 2.0 miles WNW of Reinbeck and ended 1.7 miles S of Reinbeck

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This post was written by Schnack on July 7, 2014

Tornado and T-Storm Watch Until Late Tonight

A couple of watches are in effect tonight. Showers/storms are forecast to develop and/or move into the area with damaging wind and heavy rain.

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This post was written by Schnack on June 17, 2014

Tornado Damage, June 2014 – Pilger, NE

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This post was written by Schnack on June 17, 2014

NW Iowa Tornado Watch

Tornado Watch is in effect until 8 PM for NW Iowa and SW Minnesota. No storms expected early this afternoon in eastern Iowa.
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This post was written by Schnack on June 16, 2014

Storm Reports from Tuesday

The Storm Prediction Center severe weather outlook was right on the money again. The map below shows the outlook with storm reports posted on it.

June 4 Storm Reports

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This post was written by Schnack on June 4, 2014

Hail Damage SW Iowa

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This post was written by Schnack on June 3, 2014

Updated Severe Weather Outlook For Tuesday Night

June 2 Svr Wx Outlook

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This post was written by Schnack on June 2, 2014

Hail Damage in Monticello May 20

The car was in a parking lot on south main street when the hail hit. The spider web is the windshield. The holes are from a nearby hatchback. Based on the leaves on the ground, this band of hail was only about a block wide. The photos were taken by Kevin Schuchmann.

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This post was written by Schnack on May 20, 2014