Weather Alert

Slight Risk of Severe Weather Today

There is a slight risk of severe weather today across the southern half of Iowa during the late afternoon and evening. Biggest threat will be large hail and damaging winds. An isolated tornado and flash flooding cannot be ruled out.

WEATHER ALERT

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Two Twisters Confirmed in Iowa Wednesday Afternoon

BELMOND, Iowa (AP) -- Weather officials say two tornadoes have touched ground in northern Iowa.

The National Weather Service says a tornado touched ground around 5 p.m. Wednesday and it's moving east at 25 mph toward the town of Hampton in Franklin County.

A first tornado was reported around 4:30 p.m. near Belmond in nearby Wright County. It was moving east at 30 mph.

Meteorologist Kurt Kotenberg says some debris was reported for the first tornado, but additional information about damage or injuries for both tornadoes is not available.

An unusually massive line of storms Wednesday packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds is expected to affect states from Iowa to Maryland.

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