EF-1 Tornado Confirmed in Iowa County

Earlier in the evening on Tuesday, a supercell thunderstorm rapidly developed and produced a tornado near Conroy, IA in Iowa county.  This storm also produced torrential rain, large hail, and numerous lightning strikes as it slowly tracked east. Late that evening.

The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities went and surveyed the damage left behind from the tornado. After completion of this survey, the NWS rated the tornado as an EF-1 with max winds of 105-mph. The EF-1 tornado touched down northeast of Williamsburg and produced damaged to mainly trees and crops along its 4.6 mile path. Two houses sustained damage to windows and siding. One farm outbuilding lost part of it’s roof, and another was partially destroyed.

 

Zach Sharpe

My name is Zach Sharpe. I am the president and forecaster for the Iowa Storm Chasing Network. You can find me on Twitter @Stormchaserzach and on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/stormchaserzach/

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