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Strong storms moved through Eastern Iowa Saturday evening producing reports of tornadoes, tree and structural damage, and knocking out power to hundreds of people. Seek shelter immediately if outdoors and be prepared for damaging winds with this storm. Heavy straight-line winds destroyed a grain elevator in Luther, Iowa. Cummins had to close her business for about a month earlier in the year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. 12:30 p.m.The number of central Iowans with power knocked out by Monday's Derecho continues to grow. Wind speeds of 105 mph — equivalent to an EF1 tornado— were felt in Tama County. Licht said the soybeans look like they’re recovering, standing back up. Trees are knocked down across the area as the storm moves east towards Grinnell and Pella. The severe weather downed trees causing power outages in Des Moines in this neighborhood near SW 61st Street on Aug. 8, 2020. This tree crushed four cars north of Grand Avenue in Des Moines. #iawx pic.twitter.com/9FMZfPjBNM, A line of severed thunderstorms is moving into western Iowa. A powerful derecho ripped through central Iowa mid-morning Monday, taking down trees and leaving at least 480,000 Iowans without power. The roof of the Des Moines Buccaneers Ice Hockey Area was damaged. So far I have no heard of any injuries. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship announced that more than 6 million acres of corn and soybeans were greatly impacted by Monday's storm. Compared with tornadoes and hurricanes, derechos are relatively obscure. Most of the storm damage is in the Minburn to Slater area, north of Des Moines. Your subscription makes our journalism possible. Iowans continue to deal with the aftermath of the ferocious derecho storm that roared across the Midwest on Monday. Four trees in a row at Roosevelt high school were knocked down in a storm on Monday, August 10, 2020. MidAmerican Energy is reporting more than 131,000 customers in central Iowa without power, and nearly 200,000 across the state. “We had quite a few people trapped in buildings and cars,” she said. (Please stay safe. KCCI 8 News is your source for the latest local headlines and live alerts.

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Emerson College Poll shows a tight race in Iowa. Hardest hit was Linn County, where 108,353 out 112,097 customers were without power Tuesday. But like the one that swept across central Iowa on Monday, they pack a destructive wallop. Drive Thru Pork Loin Dinner Fundraiser. Elder said some people reported their cars flipping over from the wind; having power lines fall on them; and getting injured when hit by flying debris.

“We have tin easily a half mile away,” said Licht about losing his shed’s steel roof. A group of people survey the damage to Buccaneer Arena from the building's lobby after a strong thunderstorm with high winds blew through the Des Moines metro on Monday, Aug. 10. IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of thousands across the Midwest remained without electricity on Tuesday after a powerful storm packing 100 mph winds battered the region a day earlier, causing widespread damage to millions of acres of crops and killing at least two people. A front door at the FedEx Ship Center at  700 SW 9th St. was ripped off by the storm. It’s unclear if the corn plants are just lying down or are broken at the root. High winds flattened corn and soybean fields around his home, Licht said. A storm knocked down a tree, which crushed about four cars in Des Moines after a storm with wind gusts of more than 80 mph blew through Central Iowa on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020. Wind gusts even on the back side of the storm were 55 to 60 mph, Vachalek said. “It’s not been a good day.". "It was like a movie," Cummins said, "because we saw these branches lift up at once and then just (were) thrown down.". Mark Licht, who lives north of Ames, emerged from his basement Monday to find his machine shed destroyed. Driving from Britt to Ames on Monday, Carstens said he saw collapsed grain storage bins that came from both farms and grain elevator operations. 6:50 a.m.: More than 400,000 Iowans remain without power Tuesday morning, following strong storms that moved across the state Monday. KIOW Iowa State University Football Coaches Show 6:30 PM, Tuesday, November 3rd Des Moines city crews remove a tree fallen on Hickman Road, on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Des Moines. The storm, a derecho, ripped through central Iowa mid-morning on Aug. 10, 2020, taking down trees and leaving at least 480,000 Iowans without power. Monday is the last day for people to send in absentee mail-in ballots. "You have to be prepared.". "Obviously the watch word for today is if you're still ahead of the storm, seek shelter," Vachalek said. 2020, in Urbandale. 2020, in Urbandale.

The front end of his car hit the tree, smashing the windshield, but the cab never buckled, Vanderport said. I’m out of power here and tweeting from my car, a good place to charge devices If you have the gas. This tree lost most of its branches after a strong thunderstorm with high winds blew through the Des Moines metro on Monday, Aug. 10. TBA Class A Playoff Football TBA,