UPDATE: Thunderstorms cause wind damage in Iowa Sunday

ES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Strong thunderstorms caused damage across Iowa Sunday, and at least two tornadoes were spotted in eastern Iowa.

The National Weather Service said the storms caused wind damage in a number of Iowa towns as gusts neared 90 mph and hail up to 1-inch in diameter fell. One person was hurt when a barn was blown over near Martinsburg.

One tornado was spotted northeast of Mount Vernon, Iowa, Sunday afternoon. The other tornado was spotted in a field north of Floris, Iowa.

At least one farm near Wapello sustained damage to the roof and porch.

South of Udell, several farm buildings were damaged or destroyed as the storms moved through. Several trees about one-foot in diameter were snapped off.

The roof of the Oskaloosa Family Medical Center in Mahaska was damaged.

 

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