Report: Multiple tornadoes spotted in eastern Iowa

SOLON, Iowa (AP) — Weather officials say there are reports of multiple tornadoes in eastern Iowa.

The National Weather Service says a confirmed tornado was located near Solon shortly before 3 p.m. Monday moving northeast at 50 mph.

There are reports of a confirmed tornado six miles southwest of Mechanicsville as well as one near Stanwood. A tornado was later reported southeast of Olin moving northeast at 40 mph.

Information about damage or injuries was not immediately available.

Storms moving across the state Monday have knocked out power for several thousand people.

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