Created: March 29, 2020 05:40 PM
Two tornoadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service - La Crosse, Wisconsin in Fayette County in NE Iowa.
A tornado near Oelwein, IA was an EF1 with a peak wind of 107 mph and was on the ground for 4 miles. It reached a maximum width of 120 yards. This tornado did damage to some apartment buildings and trees before lifting north of town.
A second tornado formed shortly after closer to Maynard. This tornado was an EF0 with a peak wind of 83 mph and was on the ground for about 2.5 miles. This tornado was responsible for doing damage to several farms.
Severe weather avoided our local area as expected but a sign that it's not too far away with the warmer season arriving.
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