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National Weather Service: Two Tornadoes Hit Near Clarksville

Storm damage in Clarksville on Tuesday, June 16, 2014. (KWWL-TV)

Storm damage in Clarksville on Tuesday, June 16, 2014. (KWWL-TV)

CLARKSVILLE, Iowa – Two tornadoes hit near the town of Clarksville on Monday night, according to the National Weather Service.

Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Des Moines conducted a storm survey in Clarksville on Tuesday. The team confirmed that two tornadoes touched down near the town.

The first tornado touched down at 7:55 p.m. Monday about three miles west of town. The EF-1 tornado, with winds of 110 mph, was 250 yards wide and stayed on the ground for a little more than three miles before dissipating at 7:59 p.m. Several farm buildings were damaged by the first tornado.

A second tornado touched down at 8:07 p.m., one mile northeast of town. That tornado was on the ground for 2.5 miles. Meteorologists estimate the tornado, also rated an EF-1, had winds of 110 mph of was 150 yards wide. The second tornado damaged one home east of town.

No injuries were reported in Clarksville.


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