North Iowa slammed by severe storms

Photo by Barb Dillon in Clear Lake. Photo by Barb Dillon in Clear Lake.

Heavy rain and hail. Tornado warning was issued for two counties.

Posted: Aug. 24, 2018 7:29 PM
Updated: Aug. 24, 2018 8:13 PM

KIMT-TV 3 – A severe storm roared through North Iowa Friday evening.

The National Weather Service issued both Thunderstorm and Tornado Warnings for several counties and heavy rain and hail  battered the area.


Photos by Alan Shackleton and Barb Dillon in Clear Lake.

Downtown Mason City.

Clear Lake Fire Department says it had to deal with a house fire and a sail boat fire.  No further details on those incidents are available.

2nd Street NW and North Pierce Avenue in Mason City was closed at 7:30 pm with about a foot of water in the intersection.

Photo by Jenny Kozisek Reimann in Clear Lake.

Photo by Jenny Kozisek Reimann in Clear Lake.

2nd Street and Pierce Avenue in Mason City.

2nd Street and Pierce Avenue in Mason City.

Photos by Alan Shackleton and Barb Dillon in Clear Lake.

Photo by Alan Shackleton and Barb Dillon.

Article Comments

Mason City
Overcast
43° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Albert Lea
Overcast
39° wxIcon
Hi: 49° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 32°
Austin
Overcast
50° wxIcon
Hi: 52° Lo: 36°
Feels Like: 50°
Charles City
Overcast
43° wxIcon
Hi: 53° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 35°
Rochester
Overcast
38° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 29°
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