BREAKING: Multiple Deaths After Tornadoes Ravage Iowa
DEVELOPING STORY: At least six people were killed and many others injured after a violent wedge tornado tore through Winterset, Iowa.
“It was scariest thing I’ve ever experienced. Our ears started popping, it sounded like a vacuum,” resident Jenn O’Neal said in a video posted to Instagram.
The National Weather Service said the storm caused severe damage.
“We don’t have anything left except our lives and our house but I’m grateful for that, and everything else doesn’t matter,” she said.
?BREAKING NEWS…?DEVASTATING TORNADO DAMAGE… These are among the first pics I’m seeing coming out of Iowa after a LARGE WEDGE TORNADO (still on ground) moved over Winterset, IA. This home flattened—just off of 169 @ Carver Rd. #Tornado #Iowa #Winterset #TornadoWarning pic.twitter.com/wyPgu4RMt4— Steve Norris (@SteveNorrisTV) March 5, 2022
Tornado from Winterset, IA.— Chenue Her (@ChenueHer) March 6, 2022
Madison County Emergency Management tells me several homes and structures have significant damage. Several people are also injured but officials don’t have numbers yet. @weareiowa5news
Video: Justin Lee Gliem pic.twitter.com/sXT80qloaM
Horrible tornado damage south of Winterset, IA pic.twitter.com/edPuAseOAn— George Ilstrup (@georgeilstrup) March 6, 2022