Storm Events Database

Event Details:

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF0
-- Length 0.25 Miles
-- Width 75 Yards
State IOWA
County/Area FAYETTE
Report Source Emergency Manager
NCEI Data Source CSV
Begin Date 2007-03-31 15:58:00.0 CST-6
Begin Location 2NW OELWEIN
Begin Lat/Lon 42.7004/-91.9278
End Date 2007-03-31 15:59:00.0 CST-6
End Location 2NW OELWEIN
End Lat/Lon 42.7004/-91.9278
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 10.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative The first two tornadoes of 2007 in northeast Iowa hit a couple of farms, damaging buildings and trees. In addition, the public and law enforcement officials reported hail the size of quarters, along with thunderstorm wind gusts estimated between 60 to 65 mph.
Event Narrative A tornado touched down briefly on a farm near Oelwein, destroying a 100 year old barn. A garage, machine shed, windmill and a few trees were damaged. No injuries were reported, although upstairs windows in the farm house were blown out.


Event Map:

Note: The tornado track is approximate based on the beginning (B) and ending (E) locations. The actual tornado path may differ from a straight line.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 80.00K 0.00K
FAIRBANK FAYETTE CO. IA 03/31/2007 14:32 CST-6 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OELWEIN FAYETTE CO. IA 03/31/2007 15:58 CST-6 Tornado EF0 0 0 10.00K 0.00K
STRAWBERRY PT CLAYTON CO. IA 03/31/2007 16:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 55 kts. EG 0 0 30.00K 0.00K
ALBANY FAYETTE CO. IA 03/31/2007 16:25 CST-6 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EDGEWOOD CLAYTON CO. IA 03/31/2007 16:37 CST-6 Tornado EF1 0 0 40.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 80.00K 0.00K