Storms Pound Midwest Again, Damaging Buildings


Monday, April 27th 2009, 7:32 am
By: News On 6


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Parts of the Midwest are recovering from a second day of strong thunderstorms and possible tornadoes.

Tornadoes were reported in eastern Iowa, western Oklahoma and south-central Kansas. Three people were hurt Saturday in Enid, Okla.

Flash flood watches were issued for southwest through northeast Iowa into Monday morning.

In Kansas, a possible tornado in the Lake Afton area southwest of Wichita injured two people when the camper they were in was flipped by the Sunday storm.

A possible tornado swept through the northeast part of Linn County, Iowa, destroying campers at a campground near Central City and damaging about a half-dozen homes and buildings.

Power outages were reported Sunday in eastern Iowa and western Oklahoma.

A mobile home and a frame home were damaged Sunday in Oklahoma.

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