Tornado Warning for Winneshiek County IA and 1 More

LA CROSSE, WI (445 PM CDT Thu Sep 12 2019) — The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Tornado Warning for North central Fayette County in northeastern Iowa Southeastern Winneshiek County in northeastern Iowa until 515 PM CDT. At 445 PM CDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Ossian, or 9 miles north of West Union, moving northeast at 30 mph. HAZARD: Tornado and half dollar size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This dangerous storm will be near Calmar and Ossian around 455 PM CDT. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include County Roads W 42 And B 40, Festina, Eldorado, County Road W 46 And Centennial Road and St. Lucas. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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